Marine Optics, Remote Sensing and Biogeochemical Applications


Areas of interest within OAO

Optical oceanography, experimental and theoretical aspects; inherent and apparent optical properties; bio-optics of organisms; ocean color remote sensing; atmospheric correction and marine algorithms; bidirectional properties of the water leaving radiances; chlorophyll distribution and primary production; primary production and CO2 relationships and modelling.


Professor emeritus



Doctorat ès Sciences (1972), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Dissertation topic: Experimental determinations and theoretical interpretations of the volume scattering function of sea water

Doctorat de 3ème cycle (1967) Faculté des Sciences de Paris, France

Dissertation topic: Spectral dependence of scattering by pure water and marine particles

French Navy Officer (1958-1961)

Diplôme d'Ingénieur (1952-1956), Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie, Paris, France

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