Catherine Brown
Ph.D. student (2008)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 38
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 39
Ph.D. Oceanography (1999-thesis continuing UPMC, France)
Dalhousie University, Canada (1999-2004); UPMC, France (2008)
M.Sc. Physical Geography (1996-1999)
Dissertation topic: Boundary conditions and oscillatory behavior in an ocean general circulation model of the North Atlantic
University of Toronto, Canada
B.Ed. Science (1997-1998)
University of Toronto, Canada
B.Sc. Honors Specialist Co-op in Env. Sciences (1992-1996)
University of Toronto, Canada
Research interests:
Remote sensing and bio-optical oceanography, Water mass classification, Underwater vehicles, Autonomous instrumentation, Ocean observation systems
  • Brown, C.A., Huot, Y., Werdell, P. J., Gentili, B., Claustre, H., (Submitted), The origin and global distribution of second order variability in satellite ocean color, Remote Sensing of Environment


  • Huot Y, Brown C A and Cullen JJ. (2007) Retrieval of phytoplankton biomass from simultaneous inversion of reflectance, the attenuation coefficient, and Sun-induced fluorescence in coastal waters. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, Vol. 112, C06013, doi:10.1029/2006JC003794.
  • Huot Y, Brown CA, and Cullen JJ. (2005) New algorithms for MODIS sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and a comparison with present data products. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. App. 1 App. 2
  • Brown C A, Huot Y, Purcell MJ, Cullen JJ, and Lewis MR. (2004) Mapping coastal optical and biogeochemical variability using an autonomous underwater vehicle and a new bio-optical inversion algorithm. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 2: 262-281.
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