Léo Lacour
PhD (2013 - present)
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Master degree in Physical and Biogeochemical Oceanography
Aix-Marseille université, Marseille, France
Dissertation topic: Impact of mesoscale activity on phytoplankton biomass cycles in the North Atlantic sub-polar gyre: the case of the Labrador Sea
Bachelor degree in Sea environmental sciences
Aix-Marseille université, Marseille, France
Two-year degree in biological/environment
IUT de Brest , Brest, France
Dissertation topic: brief description of topic
Research interests:
Bio-physical interaction , mesoscale activity, phytoplancton production, North Atlantic sub-polar gyre, combined use of bio-argo float and satellite data


  • Lacour, L., M. Ardyna, K. Stec, H. Claustre, L. Prieur, M. Ribera D’Alcala, and D. Iudicone (2017). Unexpected winter phytoplankton blooms in the North Atlantic Subpolar Gyre. Nature Geoscience, Doi: 10.1038/NGEO3035
  • 2015

  • Lacour, L., Claustre, H., Prieur, L. and F. D'Ortenzio (2015). Phytoplankton biomass cycles in the North Atlantic subpolar gyre: a similar mechanism for two different blooms in the Labrador Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL064540. (Get PDF Reprint)
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