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Gender male
Job title Postdoctoral Project Scientist in Observational Oceanography
The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute Dunstaffnage by Dunbeg
PA37 1QA
Regions Sea of Azov
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Website http://lhoupert.fr, http://www.sams.ac.uk/loic-houpert
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Degree MSci, PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology , Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology
Research Activities Since Nov.2014, I am working at SAMS on UK-OSNAP (Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Programme) on the seasonal variability of the water masses and heat and salt transport in the eastern part of the subpolar gyre. I am essentially using ocean observations (altimetry, gliders, moorings) and I have responsibilities in the planning and execution of the UK glider and mooring programme.
Research Region 36, 2, 3,
Working languages English; French
Skills/Expertise Physical Oceanography; Water Masses variability Mediterranean Sea; Database and Time Series analyses; Understanding of dense water formation processes (open-ocean deep convection & dense shelf water cascading); Mediterranean mixed layer & thermocline; Deployment, data acquisition, processing and analysis of oceanographic instruments (CTD-stations, Argo profiling floats, underwater gliders, buoys, moorings); Scientific Programming; Database management; Web Development
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Loïc HOUPERT)

Severin T., P. Conan, X. Durrieu de Madron, L. Houpert, M.J. Oliver, L. Oriola, J. Caparros, J.F. Ghiglione, M. Pujo-Pay (2014) Impact of open-ocean convection on nutrients, phytoplankton biomass and activity, Deep Sea Research Part I, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2014.07.015
Durrieu de Madron X., L. Houpert, P. Puig, A. Sanchez-Vidal, P. Testor, A. Bosse, C. Estournel, S. Somot, F. Bourrin, M.N. Bouin, M. Beauverger, L. Beguery, A. Calafat, M. Canals, C. Cassou, L. Coppola, D. Dausse, F. D'Ortenzio, J. Font, S. Heussner, S. Kunesch, D. Lefevre, H. Le Goff, J. Martìn, L. Mortier, A. Palanques, P. Raimbault (2013) Interaction of dense shelf water cascading and open-sea convection in the northwestern Mediterranean during winter 2012, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/grl.50331
Tamburini C. M. Canals X. Durrieu de Madron, L. Houpert, D. Lefevre, S. Martini, F. D'Ortenzio, A. Robert, P. Testor, and others (2013) Enhancement of deep-sea biological activity by dense water formation, PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067523
Lavigne H. , F. D Ortenzio, C. Migon, H. Claustre, P. Testor, M. Ribera D Alcalà, R. Lavezza, L. Houpert, L. Prieur (2013) Enhancing the comprehension of mixed layer depth control on the Mediterranean phytoplankton phenology, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20251
Stabholz M., X. Durrieu de Madron, M. Canals, A. Khripounoff, I. Taupier-Letage, P. Testor, S. Heussner, P. Kerherve, N. Delsaut, L. Houpert, G. Lastras, B. Denneliou (2013) Impact of open-ocean convection on particle fluxes and sediment dynamics in the deep margin of the Gulf of Lions, Biogeosciences, doi: 10.5194/bg-10-1097-2013
Houpert L., P. Testor, X. Durrieu de Madron, S. Somot, F. D Ortenzio, C. Estournel, H. Lavigne (2013) Seasonal cycle of the upper-ocean heat rate in the Mediterranean Sea: an observational approach, Progress in Oceanography, under review
Martìn J., X. Durrieu de Madron, P. Puig, F. Bourrin, A. Palanques, L. Houpert, M. Higueras, A. Sanchez-Vidal, A. M. Calafat, M. Canals, and S. Heussner (2013) Sediment transport along the Cap de Creus Canyon flank during a mild, wet winter, Biogeosciences, doi: 10.5194/bg-10-3221-2013
Puig P., X. Durrieu de Madron, J. Salat, K. Schroeder, J. Martìn, A. Karageorgis, A. Palanques, F. Roullier, J. L. Lopez-Jurado, M. Emelianov, T. Moutin, L. Houpert (2012) Thick bottom nepheloid layers in the western Mediterranean generated by deep dense shelf water cascading,, Progress in Oceanography, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2012.10.003

Created: 2013-11-19 Last Updated: 2015-05-16 by Loïc HOUPERT