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Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2078
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 5193


Julie Sansoulet

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Coordinator - CNRS - Communication/Humanities

Phone : 418-656-2131 post 6998
Fax : 418-656-2339


Ph.D. Hydrology and Geochemistry (2003-2007)
AgroParisTech, INRA, France

M.Sc. Continental Biosphere (2001-2002)
AgroParisTech, INRA, France

Diploma in Journalism (2000-2001)
Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Lille, France

Ingénieur Agronomy (1996-2000)
Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture de Purpan, Toulouse, INRA, Grignon - Rennes - La Réunion, France

Past experience:

Postdoctoral training in agronomic geochemistry (2010-2012)
Agriculture-Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Assistant Researcher - private sector - Phytoremediation (2007-2010)
CIRAD, Montpellier - La Réunion, France

Communication Interests:

  • Journalism for researchers and general public
  • Public events: photo exhibitions and conferences
  • Website management
  • Actualities in social media
  • Education
  • Videos and documentaries

Research Interest:

Technical and management aspects of international research projects.
Collaboration with R&D teams from private companies.
Disciplines :

Water management, field biogeochemistry and hydrology, phytoremediation, deterministic water and solutes (NPK) modeling to predict effects of land use/climate change.

Selected Publications:

Sansoulet, J, Pattey E., Kroebel R., Grant B., Smith W., Jégo G., Desjardins R..L, Tremblay N., and G. Tremblay, 2014. Comparing the performance of the STICS, DNDC and DayCent models for predicting N uptake and biomass of spring wheat in Eastern Canada. Field crop research, 156: 135-150.

S. Legros, Doelsch E., Moussard G., Feder F., Sansoulet J., Gaudet J.P., Rigaud S., Saint-Macary H. and J-Y. Bottero. 2013. Fate and behaviour of Cu and Zn from pig slurry spreading in a tropical water-soil-plant system. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 164: 70-79.

Cannavo, P., Sansoulet J., Siles P., Harmand J.-M., Dreyer E., and P. Vaast, 2011. Agroforestry associating coffee and Inga densiflora results in complementarity for water uptake and decreases deep drainage in Costa Rica. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 140 (1-2): 1-13.

Cabidoche, Y.-M., Achard, R., Cattan, P., Clermont-Dauphin, C., Massat F., and J. Sansoulet, 2009. Long-term pollution by chlordecone of tropical volcanic soils in the French West Indies: a simple leaching model accounts for current residue. Environmental Pollution, 157: 1697–1705.

Sansoulet, J., Y.M., Cabidoche, P., Cattan, S., Ruy and J., Simunek, 2008. Spatially Distributed Water Fluxes in an Andisol under Banana Plants: Experiments and Three-Dimensional Modeling. Vadose Zone Journal. 7(2): 819-829.

Sansoulet, J., Y.M. Cabidoche, and P. Cattan, 2007. Adsorption and transport of nitrate and potassium in an Andosol with variable charge: Experimental studies under banana plants in Guadeloupe (French West Indies). European Journal of Soil Science. 58(2): 478-489.

Cattan, P., M. Voltz, Y.M. Cabidoche, J.G. Lacas, and J. Sansoulet, 2006. Spatial and temporal variation of percolation fluxes as influenced by cropping patterns in banana field. Journal of Hydrology. 335 (1-2): 157-169.