Héloise Lavigne
PhD. (2010 - 2013)
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Ph.D. in oceanography (2010 - 2013)
Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, CNRS / University Paris 6 , Paris, France
Dissertation topic: Impact of mixed layer depth seasonal variations on the phytoplankton phenology in the Mediterranean Sea (Get PDF)
Ms.C. in oceanography and marine biology (2009 - 2010) speciality: Modelling and data analysis
University Paris 6 UPMC, Paris, France
Dissertation topic: Toward a chlorophyll climatology based on fluorescence profiles and ocean colour satellite data
Graduated engineer in Agronomy (2006 - 2010)
AgroParisTech, Paris, France
Research interests:
Interractions between physical dynamic (mixed layer depth), nutrient availability and phytoplankton production. Combined utilisation of new measurement platforms (profiling floats) and satellite data.


  • Constantin S., Doxaran D., Derkacheva A., Novoa S. and H. Lavigne (2018). Dynamics of Suspended Particulate Matter in a Macro-Tidal River Plume (the Gironde) as observed by Ocean Color Satellite Data at Multiple Temporal Scales. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 202, 172-184, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2018.01.004 (Get PDF reprint)
  • 2017

  • Bosse, A., Testor, P., Mayot, N., Prieur, L., D'Ortenzio, F., Mortier, L., Legoff, H., Gourcuff, C., Coppola, L., Lavigne, H., Raimbault, P. (2017). A submesoscale coherent vortex in the Ligurian Sea: from dynamical barriers to biological implications. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012634. (Get PDF reprint)
  • 2016

  • Mayot, N., D'Ortenzio, F., Ribera d’Alcalà, M., Lavigne, H., and H. Claustre (2016). The Mediterranean trophic regimes from ocean color satellites: a reappraisal. Biogeoscience, 13, 1901–1917, doi:10.5194/bg-13-1901-2016 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2015

  • Lavigne, H., D'Ortenzio, F., M. Ribera D’Alcala, H. Claustre, R. Sauzede and M. Gacic (2015), On the vertical distribution of the chlorophyll-a 1 concentration in the Mediterranean Sea: a basin scale and seasonal approach. Biogeoscience, 12, 5021–5039, doi:10.5194/bg-12-5021-2015 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Pasqueron de Fommervault, O., D'Ortenzio, F., Mangin, A., Serra, R., Migon, C., Claustre, H., Lavigne, H. Ribera d’Alcalà, M., Prieur, L., Taillandier, V., Schmechtig, C., Poteau, A., Leymarie, E., Besson, F. and G. Obolensky (2015). Seasonal variability of nutrient concentrations in the Mediterranean Sea: Contribution of Bio-Argo floats. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120,doi:10.1002/2015JC011103 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Sauzede, R., Lavigne, H., Claustre, H., Uitz, J., Schmechtig, C., D'Ortenzio, F., Guinet, C. and S. Pesant (2015). Vertical distribution of chlorophyll a concentration and phytoplankton community composition from in situ fluorescence profiles: a first database for the global ocean. Earth System Science Data, www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/7/1/2015/, doi:10.5194/essd-7-1-2015 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2014

  • D’Ortenzio F., H. Lavigne, F. Besson, H. Claustre, L. Coppola, N. Garcia, A. Laës-Huon, S. Le Reste, D. Malardé, C. Migon, P. Morin, L. Mortier, A. Poteau, L. Prieur, P. Raimbault and P. Testor (2014). Observing mixed layer depth, nitrates and chlorophyll concentrations in the North Western Mediterranean: a combined satellite and NO3 profiling floats experiment, Geophysical Research Letters, 41,
    6443–6451, doi:10.1002/2014GL061020. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Houpert, L., P. Testor, X. Durrieu de Madron, S. Somot, F. D’Ortenzio, C. Estournel, H. Lavigne (2014). Seasonal cycle of the mixed layer, the seasonal thermocline and the upper-ocean heat storage rate in the Mediterranean Sea derived from observations Progress in Oceanography doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.11.004 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2013

  • Lars-Eric Heimbürger, H. Lavigne, C. Migon, F. D'Ortenzio, C. Estournel, L. Coppola, J.-C. Miquel (2013), Temporal variability of vertical export flux at the DYFAMED time-series station (Northwestern Mediterranean Sea). Progress in Oceanography, 119 (2013) 59–67. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Lavigne, H. D'Ortenzio, F., Migon, C., Claustre, H., Testor, P., Ribera d'Alcalà, M., Lavezza, R., Houpert, L. and L. Prieur (2013). Enhancing the comprehension of mixed layer depth control on the Mediterranean phytoplankton phenology, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 3416–3430, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20251 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2012

  • Lavigne, H., F. D'Ortenzio, H. Claustre, and A. Poteau (2012). Towards a merged satellite and in situ fluorescence ocean chlorophyll product. Biogeosciences 9, 2111–2125, doi:10.5194/bg-9-2111-2012, (Get PDF reprint)
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