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

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Pierre Coupel

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Pierre
Coupel
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Phone : 418-656-2131 #3198
Fax : 418-656-2339

Education:
Postdoctoral fellowship (2012-present)
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing_of Canada's New Arctic Frontier, Université Laval, Quebec city, Canada

PhD in Marine Biogeochemistry (2009-2012)
Laboratoire d'océnographie et du climat : expérimentation et approches numériques (LOCEAN), Université de Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Disseration topic: Impact de la fonte de la glace sur le phytoplancton et le CO2 de l’Océan Arctique

Master in Marine Biogeochemistry (2008-2009)
Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille (COM) - Aix-Marseille Université, France

Master in Marine Biology/Ecology (2007-2008)
Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille (COM) - Aix-Marseille Université, France

Research Interests :
Primary producers, phytoplankton assemblages, pigments, taxonomy
Nutrients and carbon cycle (CO2 oceanic pump, acidification)
Interaction between environmental parameters and bigeochemical processes
Climate change in polar environments
Aquisition and treatment of in situ data, satellite data

Publications:
L. Beaufort, T. de Garidel Thoron, D. Ruiz Pino, N. Metzl, C. Goyet, N. Buchet, P. Coupel, M. Gelaud, B. Rost, I. Probert, R.E.M. Rickaby, C. de Vargas, « High sensitivity of calcareous nannoplankton to carbonate chemistry and their potential adaptation to ocean acidification » (Nature, 2011).

P. Coupel, H.Y. Jin, M. Joo, R. Horner, A. Bouvet, M-A. Sicre, J.C. Gascard, J. F. Chen, V. Garçon, D. Ruiz-Pino. Phytoplankton distribution in unusually low sea ice cover over the Pacific Arctic. (resubmitted to Biogeosciences the 4 October 2012).

P. Coupel, D. Ruiz-Pino, J. F. Chen, S. H. Lee, F. Jardon, H.L. Li, M. Rafizadeh, M.A. Sicre, J.C. Gascard. The role of freshening in controlling phytoplankton production in the Pacific sector of the Arctic Ocean. (in revision for resubmission to Biogeosciences)