the takuvik


Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2064
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 4880


Pierre-Luc Grondin

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MSc. Student

Phone : 418-656-2131 #7740
Fax : 418-656-2339

Education :

M. Sc. Biology (2015-present)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Topic : Phytoplankton species succession and main drivers during ice-edge spring blooms in the Arctic Ocean (Supervisor : M. Babin, Co-supervisor : L. Karp-Boss)

B. Sc. Biology (2011-2015)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Summer school (2013) Diversity of Marine Plankton
M. Sc. Oceanography and Marine Environments, UPMC
Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche-sur-mer, France

Research Interests :

  • Ice-edge blooms
  • Species succession
  • Phytoplankton taxonomy
  • Phytoplankton ecology
  • Arctic climate change

Research experience :

Green Edge 2015 : Field and laboratory work
Research Assistant (2012-2015)
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier, Takuvik Joint International Laboratory (NSERC scholarships : 2012, 2013, 2014) Supervisor : Marcel Babin

Introduction to research, BSc. course, Université Laval, Québec, Canada (2012-2013)
Topic: Study of photoacclimation of Chaetoceros neogracile by means of oxygen evolution measurements.
Supervisor : Marcel Babin, Co-supervisor : Thomas Lacour