Annick Bricaud
Research scientist at CNRS (1982-present)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 13
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 39
Doctorat ès-Sciences (1989)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Dissertation topic: Theoretical and experimental study of the inherent optical properties of phytoplankton, application to ocean color interpretation
Doctorat de 3ème cycle (1976-1979)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
Dissertation topic: Absorption and scattering of light by marine substances
Engineer ENSI (1972-1975)
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Marseille, France
Research interests:
Experimental and theoretical study of the inherent optical properties (absorption, scattering, attenuation) of monospecific phytoplankton and natural populations. Optical properties of colored dissolved organic matter and non-algal particles. In situ optical properties of oceanic waters. Relationships between algal biomass and primary production.
Algorithm development for ocean color data processing (atmospheric corrections, bio-optical algorithms). Study and interpretation of the spatial / temporal variations of algal biomass and primary production at regional and basin scales.


  • Dall’Olmo, G., R.J.W. Brewin, F. Nencioli, E. Organelli, I. Lefering, D. McKee, R. Röttgers, C. Mitchell, E. Boss, A. Bricaud and G. Tilstone. Determination of the absorption coefficient of chromophoric dissolved organic matter from underway spectrophotometry. Submitted to Optics Express.
  • Organelli, E., Barbieux, M., Claustre, H., Schmechtig, C., Poteau, A., Bricaud, A., Boss, E., Briggs, N., Dall’Olmo, G., D'Ortenzio, F., Leymarie, E., Mangin, A., Obolensky, G., Penkerc'h, C., Prieur, L., Roesler, C., Serra, R., Uitz, J. and X. Xing (2017). Two databases derived from BGC-Argo float measurements for biogeochemical and bio-optical applications at the global scale
  • In revision

  • Barbieux, M., Uitz, J., Bricaud, A. Organelli, E., Poteau, A., Schmechtig, C., Gentili, B., Obolensky, O., D'Ortenzio, F. and H. Claustre. Assessing the variability in the relationship between the particulate backscattering coefficient and the chlorophyll a concentration from a global Biogeochemical-Argo database, Journal of Geophysical Research, in revision.
  • Kheireddine, M., M. Ouhssain, E. Organelli, A. Bricaud and B.H. Jones. Light absorption by suspended particles in the Red Sea: effect of phytoplankton community structure and pigment composition. Journal of Geophysical Research, in revision.
  • In press

  • Ferreira, A., A.M. Ciotti, R.C.B.Mendes, J. Uitz and A. Bricaud. Phytoplankton light absorption and the package effect in relation to photosynthetic and photoprotective pigments in the northern tip of Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research, in press
  • 2017

  • Bracher A, Bouman H, Brewin RJ, Bricaud A, Brotas V, Ciotti AM, Clementson L, Devred E, Di Cicco A, Dutkiewicz S, Hardman-Mountford NJ, Hickman AE, Hieronymi M, Hirata T, Losa SN, Mouw CB, Organelli E, Raitsos DE, Uitz J, Vogt M, Wolanin A (2017) Obtaining phytoplankton diversity from ocean color: A scientific roadmap for future development. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00055.
  • Kostadinov T. S., Cabré A., Vedantham H., Marinov I., Bracher A., Brewin R. J., Bricaud A., Hirata T., Hirawake T., Hardman-Mountford N. J., Mouw C. B., Roy S. and J. Uitz (2017). Inter-comparison of phytoplankton functional type phenology metrics derived from ocean color algorithms and Earth System Models. Remote Sensing of Environment, 190: 162-177 | doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.11.014.
  • Losa S. N., Soppa M., Dinter T., Wolanin A., Brewin R. J., Bricaud A., Oelker J., Peeken I., Gentili B., Rozanov V., and A. Bracher (2017). Synergistic exploitation of hyper- and multispectral precursor Sentinel measurements to determine Phytoplankton Functional Types (SynSenPFT). Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00203.
  • Matsuoka A, Boss E, Babin M, Karp-Boss L, Hafez M, Chekalyuk A, Proctor C, Werdell PJ, Bricaud A (2017) Pan-Arctic optical characteristics of colored dissolved organic matter: Tracing dissolved organic carbon in changing Arctic waters using satellite ocean color data. Remote Sensing of Environment 200, 89-101, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2017.08.009. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Mouw CB, Hardman-Mountford NJ, Alvain S, Bracher A, Brewin RJ, Bricaud A, Ciotti AM, Devred E, Fujiwara A, Hirata T, Hirawake T, Kostadinov TS, Roy S, Uitz J (2017) A consumer's guide to satellite remote sensing of multiple phytoplankton groups in the global ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00041.
  • Organelli, E., Claustre, H., Bricaud, A., Barbieux, M., Uitz, J., D'Ortenzio, F. and G. Dall’Olmo (2017), Bio-optical anomalies in the world’s oceans: an investigation on the diffuse light attenuation coefficients derived from Biogeochemical Argo float measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 10.1002/2016JC012629, (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Organelli, E., Nuccio, C., Lazzara, L., Uitz, J., Bricaud, A. and L. Massi (2017), On the discrimination of multiple phytoplankton groups from light absorption spectra of assemblages with mixed taxonomic composition and variable light conditions. Applied Optics, 56(14), 3952-3968,, (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Roesler, C., J. Uitz, J, Claustre, H., Boss, E., Xing, X., Organelli, E., Briggs, N., Bricaud, A., Schmechtig, C., Poteau, A., D'Ortenzio, F., Ras, J., Drapeau, S., Haëntjens, N. and M. Barbieux (2017), Recommendations for obtaining unbiased chlorophyll estimates fromin situ chlorophyll fluorometers: A global analysis of WET Labs ECOsensors, Limnology and Oceanography methods, doi: 10.1002/lom3.10185
  • 2016

  • Organelli, E., H. Claustre, A. Bricaud, C. Schmechtig, A. Poteau, X. Xing, L. Prieur, F. D'Ortenzio, G. Dall’Olmo, Vellucci, V. (2016). A novel near real-time quality-control procedure for radiometric profiles measured by Bio-Argo floats: protocols and performances, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 33(5), 937-951, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0193.1 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Organelli E., Bricaud, A., Gentili, B., Antoine, D. and V. Vellucci. Evaluation of bio-optical inversion models for the retrieval of Colored Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) and Colored Detrital Matter (CDM) light absorption coefficients in the Mediterranean Sea using field and satellite ocean color radiometry. Remote Sensing of Environment, 186, 297–310 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2015

  • Lee Z., Wei J., Voss K., Lewis M., Bricaud, A. and Y. Huot (2015). Hyperspectral absorption coefficient of "pure" seawater in the range of 350-550 nm inverted from remote sensing reflectance. Applied Optics, 54, 2257-2273. (Get PDF Reprint).
  • Matsuoka, A., Ortega-Retuerta, E., Bricaud, A., Arrigo, K. and M. Babin (2015). Characteristics of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the Western Arctic Ocean: relationships with microbial activities.Deep-Sea Research II, (Get PDF Reprint).
  • Zhang, X., Y. Huot, A. Bricaud, H. Sosik. Inversion of spectral absorption coefficients to infer phytoplankton size classes, chlorophyll concentration and detrital matter. Applied Optics, 54(18), 5805-5816. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2014

  • Antoine D, M Babin, J-F Berthon, A Bricaud, B Gentili, H Loisel, S Maritorena and D Stramski (2014). Shedding Light on the Sea: André Morel’s Legacy to Optical Oceanography, Annual Reviews of Marine Science, 6:15.1–15.21. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Brewin R.J., Sathyendranath S. , Bricaud A., Ciotti A., Devred E., Hirata T., Kostadinov T., Loisel H., Mouw C.B., Uitz J. (2014) Chapter 4 - Detection of phytoplankton size structure by remote sensing. In: Sathyendranath S (ed), IOCCG Report Number 15, Phytoplankton Functional Types from Space, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, 71-100.
  • Chase, A., Boss, E., Zaneveld, R., Bricaud, A., Claustre, H., Ras, J., Dall'Olmo, G., and T. Westberry. Decomposition of in situ particulate absorption spectra. Methods in Oceanography, (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Matsuoka, A., M. Babin, D. Doxaran, S. Hooker, B.G. Mitchell, S. Bélanger and A. Bricaud (2014). A synthesis of light absorption properties of the Arctic Ocean: application to semianalytical estimates of dissolved organic carbon concentrations from space. Biogeosciences, 11, 3131–3147,, doi:10.5194/bg-11-3131-2014. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Organelli E., Bricaud A., Antoine D., Matsuoka A., 2014. Seasonal dynamics of light absorption by chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in the NW Mediterranean Sea (BOUSSOLE site). Deep-Sea Research I, 91, 72-85. doi: (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2013

  • Matsuoka, A., S.B. Hooker, A. Bricaud, B. Gentili & M. Babin (2013). Estimating absorption coefficients of colored dissolved organic matter (CDOM) using a semi-analytical algorithm for southern Beaufort Sea (Canadian Arctic) waters: application to deriving concentrations of dissolved organic carbon from space. Biogeoscience. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Organelli, E. , A. Bricaud, D. Antoine and J. Uitz (2013). Multivariate approach for the retrieval of phytoplankton size structure from measured light absorption spectra in the Mediterranean Sea (BOUSSOLE site). Applied Optics, 52, 2257-2273. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2012

  • Bricaud, A., Ciotti A.M., and B. Gentili (2012). Spatial-temporal variations in phytoplankton size and colored detrital matter absorption at global and regional scales, as derived from twelve years of SeaWiFS data (1998-2009). Global Biogeochemical Cycles, VOL. 26, GB1010, doi:10.1029/2010GB003952. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Lei, M., Roman, A., Bricaud, A., Froidefond, J.M., Mathieu, S., and P. Gouton (2012). Simulation of future geostationary ocean color images. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 5, 1, 173-182.
  • Matsuoka, A., A. Bricaud, R. Benner, J. Para, R. Sempéré, L. Prieur, S. Bélanger and M. Babin (2012). Tracking the transport of colored dissolved organic matter in the Southern Beaufort Sea : relationship with hydrographic characteristics. Biogeosciences, 9, 925–940, doi:10.5194/bg-9-925-2012 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2011

  • Brewin, R.J.W., N.J. Hartman-Mountford, S.J. Lavender, D.E. Raitsos, T. Hirata, J. Uitz, E. Devred, A. Bricaud, A.M. Ciotti and B. Gentili (2011). An intercomparison of bio-optical techniques for detecting dominant phytoplankton size class from satellite remote sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 325–339. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Johnsen, G., A. Bricaud, N. Nelson, B. Prezelin and R. Bidigare. 2011. In vivo bio-optical properties of phytoplankton pigments. In: Phytoplankton pigments: Updates on Characterization, Chemotaxonomy and Applications in Oceanography. Roy, S., Egeland, E., Llewellyn, C., Johnsen, G. [Eds]. Cambridge University Press. Chapter 13.: pp. 496-537. Cambridge, UK. 845 pp. ISBN: 978110700066-7.
  • Matsuoka, A., V. Hill, Y. Huot, M. Babin and A. Bricaud. Seasonal variability in the light absorption coefficient of phytoplankton, non-algal particles, and colored dissolved organic matter in western Arctic waters: parameterization of the individual components of absorption for ocean color applications. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C02007, doi:10.1029/2009JC005594. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2010

  • Bricaud, A., Babin, M., Claustre, H., Ras, J. and F. Tieche (2010). Light absorption properties and absorption budget of South East Pacific waters. Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 115, C08009, doi:10.1029/2009JC005517. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Tedetti, M., Charrière, B., Bricaud, A., Para, J., Raimbault, P. and R. Sempéré (2010). Distribution of normalized water-leaving radiances at UV and visible wavebands in relation with chlorophyll a and colored detrital matter content in the South East Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, C02010, doi:10.1029/2009JC005289. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2008

  • Obernosterer, I., Catala, P., Lami, R., Caparros, J., Ras, J., Bricaud, A., Dupuy, C., Van Wambeke, F. and P. Lebaron (2008). Biochemical characteristics and bacterial community structure of the sea surface microlayer in the South Pacific Ocean. Biogeosciences, 5, 693-705 Access to paper on line
  • Silió-Calzada, A., A. Bricaud and B. Gentili (2008). Estimates of sea surface nitrate concentrations from sea surface temperature and chlorophyll concentration in upwelling areas : a case study for the Benguela system. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 3173–3180 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Silió-Calzada, A., Bricaud, A., Uitz, J. and B. Gentili (2008). Estimation of new primary production in the Benguela upwelling area, using ENVISAT satellite data and a model dependant on the phytoplankton community size structure. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C11023, doi:10.1029/2007JC004588, (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2007

  • Bricaud, A., C. Mejia, D. Blondeau-Patissier, H. Claustre, M. Crepon and S. Thiria (2007). Retrieval of pigment concentrations and size structure of algal populations from their absorption spectra using multilayered perceptrons. Applied Optics, 46(8), 1251-1260 (Get PDF Reprint).
  • Chazottes, A., Crepon, M., Bricaud, A., Ras, J. and S. Thiria (2007). Statistical analysis of absorption spectra of phytoplankton and of pigment concentrations observed during three POMME cruises using a neural network clustering method. Applied Optics, 46 (18), 3790-3799. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Morel, A., Gentili, B., Claustre, H., Babin, M., Bricaud, A., Ras, J., and F. Tieche (2007) Optical properties of the "clearest" natural waters, Limnology and Oceanography, 52(1), 217-229 (Get PDF Reprint).
  • Oubelkheir, K., Claustre, H., Bricaud, A., Babin, M. (2007) Partitioning total spectral absorption in phytoplankton and colored detrital material contributions, Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 5, 384-395 (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2006

  • Ciotti, A.M. and A. Bricaud (2006). Retrievals of a size parameter for phytoplankton and spectral light absorption by Colored Detrital Matter from water-leaving radiances at SeaWiFS channels in a continental shelf region off Brazil. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 4, 237–253. (Get PDF Reprint and appendix)
  • Chazottes, A., A. Bricaud, M. Crepon and  S. Thiria (2006). Statistical analysis of a data base of absorption spectra of phytoplankton and pigment concentrations using Self-Organizing Maps. Applied Optics, 45(31), 8102-8115 (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2005

  • Bruyant F., M. Babin, F. Genty, O. Prasil, M.J., Behrenfeld, H. Claustre, A. Bricaud, J. Holtzendorff, M. Koblizek, L. Garczareck and F. Partensky (2005). Diel variations in the photosynthetic parameters of Prochlorococcus strain PCC 9511: combined effects of light and cell cycle. Limnology and Oceanography, 50, 850-863. (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2004

  • Bosc, E., A. Bricaud and D. Antoine (2004). Seasonal and interannual variability in algal biomass and primary production in the Mediterranean Sea, as derived from four years of SeaWiFS observations. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 18, GB1005, 10.1029/2003GB002034. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Bricaud, A., Claustre, H., Ras, J. and K. Oubelkheir (2004). Natural variability of phytoplankton absorption in oceanic waters: influence of the size structure of algal populations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, C11010, doi:10.1029/2004JC002419 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2003

  • Babin, M., Stramski, D., Ferrari, G.M., Claustre, H., Bricaud, A., Obolensky, G., and N. Hoepffner (2003). Variations in the light absorption coefficients of phytoplankton, non-algal particles, and dissolved organic matter in coastal waters around Europe, Journal of Geophysical Research, 10.1029/2001JC000882 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2002

  • Bricaud, A., Bosc, E. and D. Antoine (2002). Algal biomass and sea surface temperature in the Mediterranean basin: intercomparison of data from various satellite sensors, and implications for primary production estimates. Remote Sensing of Environment, 81, 163-178 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Bricaud, A., Roesler, C., Parslow, J. and J. Ishizaka (2002). Bio-optical studies during the JGOFS-equatorial Pacific program: A contribution to the knowledge of the equatorial system. Deep-Sea Research II, 49, 2583-2599 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Claustre, H., Morel, A., Hooker, S.B., Babin, M., Antoine, D., Oubelkheir, K., Bricaud, A., Leblanc, K., Quéguiner, B. and S. Maritorena (2002). Is desert dust making oligotrophic waters greener? Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 1469, 10.1029/2001GL014056 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Claustre, H., Bricaud, A., Babin, M., Bruyant, F., Guillou, L., Le Gall, F., and F. Partensky (2002). Diel variations in Prochlorococcus optical properties. Limnology and Oceanography, 47, 1637-1647 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2001

  • Bruyant, F., Babin, M., Sciandra, A., Marie, D., Genty, B., Claustre, H., Blanchot, J., Bricaud, A., Rippka, R., Boulben, S. and  F. Partensky (2001). An axenic turbidostat of Prochlorococcus strain PCC 9511 with a simulator of natural light regimes. Journal of Applied Phycology, 13, 135-142 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Stramski, D., Bricaud, A. and A. Morel (2001). Modeling the inherent optical properties of the ocean based on the detailed composition of the planktonic community. Applied Optics, 40, 2929-2945 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2000

  • Tassan, S., Ferrari, G.M., Bricaud, A. and M. Babin (2000). Variability of the amplification factor of light absorption by filter-retained aquatic particles in the coastal environment. Journal of Plankton Research, 22, 659-668.(Get PDF reprint)
  • 1999

  • Bricaud, A., Allali, K., Morel, A., Marie, D., Veldhuis, M.J.W., Partensky, F., and D. Vaulot (1999). Chlorophyll-specific absorption coefficients and associated efficiency factors for Prochlorococcus sp. : kinetics of photoacclimation. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 188, 21-32. (Get PDF reprint)
  • Bricaud, A., Morel, A., and V. Barale (1999). MERIS potential for ocean colour studies in the open ocean. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 20, 1757-1769. (Get PDF reprint)
  • 1998

  • Bricaud, A., Morel, A., Babin, M., Allali, K. and H. Claustre (1998). Variations of light absorption by suspended particles with the chlorophyll a concentration in oceanic (Case 1) waters : analysis and implications for bio-optical models. Journal of Geophysical Research, 103, 31,033-31,044. (Get PDF Reprint & Erratum)
  • 1997

  • Allali, K., Bricaud, A. and H. Claustre (1997). Spatial variations in the chlorophyll-specific absorption coefficients of phytoplankton and photosynthetically active pigments in the Equatorial Pacific, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 12,413-12,423. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Sakshaug, E., Bricaud, A., Dandonneau, Y., Falkowski, P.G., Kiefer, D.A., Legendre, L., Morel, A., Parslow, J., and M. Takahashi (1997). Parameters of photosynthesis : definitions, theory and interpretation of results. Journal of Plankton Research, 19, 1637-1670. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1996

  • Babin, M., Morel, A., Falkowski, P.G., Claustre, H., Bricaud, A. and Z. Kobler (1996). Nutrient- and light-dependent variations of the maximum quantum yield of carbon fixation in eutrophic, mesotrophic and oligotrophic systems. Deep Sea Research, 43, 1241-1272. (Get PDF reprint)
  • Lazzara, L., Bricaud, A., and H. Claustre (1996). Spectral absorption and fluorescence exitation properties of phytoplanktonic populations at a mesotrophic and an oligotrophic site in the Tropical North Atlantic (Eumeli program). Deep Sea Research, 43, 1215-1240. (Get PDF reprint)
  • 1995

  • Allali, K., Bricaud, A., Babin, M., Morel, A., and P. Chang (1995). A new method for measuring spectral absorption coefficients of marine particles. Limnology and Oceanography, 40, 1526-1532. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Bricaud, A., Babin, M., Morel, A. and H. Claustre (1995). Variability in the chlorophyll-specific absorption coefficient of natural phytoplankton : analysis and parametrization. Journal of Geophysical Research, 100, C7, 13321-13332. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Bricaud, A., Roesler, C., and J.R.V. Zaneveld (1995). In situ methods for measuring the inherent optical properties of ocean waters, Limnology and Oceanography, 40, 393-410, 1995. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1994

  • Deschamps, P.Y., Breon, F.M., Leroy, M., Podaire, A., Bricaud, A., Buriez, J.C. and G. Seze (1994). The POLDER Mission: Instrument characteristics and scientific objectives. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 32, 3:598-615. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1992

  • Ahn, Y.H., Bricaud, A. and A. Morel (1992). Light backscattering efficiency and related properties of some phytoplankters, Deep-Sea Research, 39, 1835-1855. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Sousa, F.M., and A. Bricaud (1992). Satellite-derived phytoplankton pigment structures in the Portuguese upwelling area, Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, 11,343-11,356. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1990

  • Bricaud, A., and D. Stramski (1990). Spectral absorption coefficients of living phytoplankton and nonalgal biogenous matter: A comparison between the Peru upwelling area and the Sargasso Sea, Limnology and Oceanography, 35 , 562-582. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1989

  • Dugdale, R.C., Morel, A., Bricaud, A. and F.P. Wilkerson (1989). Modeling new production in upwelling centers: A case study of modeling new production from remotely sensed temperature and color, Journal of Geophysical Research, 94, 18119-18132. (Get PDF Reprint 31MB)
  • 1988

  • Bricaud, A., Bedhomme, A.L. and A. Morel (1988). Optical properties of diverse phytoplanktonic species: Experimental results and theoretical interpretation, Journal of Plankton Research, 10, 851-873 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Stramski, D., Bricaud, A. and A. Morel (1988). Modeling the light attenuation and scattering by spherical phytoplankton cells, a retrieval of the bulk refractive index. Applied Optics, 27, 3954-3956. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1987

  • Bricaud, A., and A. Morel (1987). Atmospheric corrections and interpretation of marine radiances in CZCS imagery: use of a reflectance model. Oceanologica Acta, NSP, 33-50. (Get PDF Reprint 52MB)
  • Bricaud, A., Morel, A. and J.M. André (1987). Spatial/temporal variability of algal biomass and primary productivity in the Mauritanian upwelling zone, as estimated from CZCS data. Advances in Space Research, 7, 2, (2)53-(2)62. (Get PDF Reprint 29MB)
  • 1986

  • Bricaud, A. and A. Morel (1986). Light attenuation and scattering by phytoplanktonic cells: a theoretical modeling, Applied Optics, 25, 571-580. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Morel, A. and A. Bricaud (1986). Inherent optical properties of algal cells, including picoplankton. Theoretical and experimental results. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 214, 521-559. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1983-1984

  • Bricaud, A., Morel, A., and L. Prieur (1983). Optical efficiency factors of some phytoplankters, Limnology and Oceanography, 28, 816-832. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 1981

  • Morel, A. and A. Bricaud (1981). Theoretical results concerning light absorption in a discrete medium, and application to specific absorption of phytoplankton, Deep-Sea Research, 28, 1375-1393. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Morel, A. and A. Bricaud (1981). Theoretical results concerning the optics of phytoplankton, with special references to remote sensing applications. p 313-327. In Oceanography from space. COSPAR/SCOR/IUCRM Symp. Plenum. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Bricaud, A., Morel, A. and L. Prieur (1981). Absorption by dissolved organic matter of the sea (yellow substance) in the UV and visible domains, Limnology and Oceanography, 26, 43-53. (Get PDF Reprint)
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