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PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title National Manager of the REPHY (French Phytoplankton and Phycotoxins Monitoring Network)
Department Oceanography and Coastal Ecosystems Dynamics
Institution
Ifremer - Institut français pour la recherche et l'exploitation de la mer ( Ifremer)
Rue de l'île d'Yeu BP 21105 NANTES cedex 03 44311
Address
Ifremer - Institut français pour la recherche et l'exploitation de la mer Rue de l'île d'Yeu BP 21105
NANTES cedex 03
44311
France
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel [33] (0)2 40 37 41 10
Email
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Website http://envlit.ifremer.fr/
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Engineer
Job type Data Management , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical)
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Manager of the French Phytoplankton and Phycotoxins Observation and Monitoring Network (REPHY), which is a national programme. Coordination, monitoring strategy, valorization and data spreading, international contacs. This monitoring has both environmental and sanitary objectives. For the environmental aspect (phytoplankton time series), it participates to the surveillance control for the European Directives (WFD and MSFD). For the sanitary aspect, the main problems are linked to Dinophysis and lipophilic toxins, to Alexandrium (minutum, catenella/tamarense) and PSP toxins, to Pseudo-nitzschia and ASP toxins.

Coordinatrice nationale du Réseau de Surveillance du Phytoplancton et des Phycotoxines (REPHY). Coordination, élaboration des strategies de surveillance, valorisation et diffusion des données, contacts internationaux. Cette surveillance est à la fois environnementale et sanitaire. Pour l'aspect environnemental (séries temporelles phytoplancton), il participe au contrôle de surveillance pour les Directives europénnes (DCE et DCSMM). Pour les aspects sanitaires, les principaux problèmes sont liés à Dinophysis et aux toxines lipophiles, à Alexandrium (minutum, catenella/tamarense) et aux toxines PSP, à Pseudo-nitzschia et aux toxines ASP.
Research Region The whole French coast (Channel, Atlantic and Mediterranean)
Skills/Expertise Monitoring

Group(s): habdir , HAB
Created: 1997-06-06 Last Updated: 2015-07-02 by Catherine BELIN