Edouard Leymarie
Research engineer (2003-present)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 19
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 39
Ph.D. Solid State Physics (1999-2002)
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique - Service de Physique de l'Etat Condensé, Saclay, France
DEA Physique de le Matière et du Rayonnement (1999)
Université Joseph Fourrier, Grenoble, France
Diplôme d'Ingénieur (1996-1999)
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Grenoble, France
Research interests:
Development of scientific instrumentation for optical oceanography, Monte Carlo simulations for optical equipment (link to SimulO)


  • Massicotte, P., G. Bécu, S. Lambert-Girard, E. Leymarie and M. Babin, Estimating underwater light regime under spatially heterogeneous sea ice in the Arctic, Applied Sciences, submitted.
  • In press

  • Barbieux, M., Uitz, J., Gentili, B., Pasqueron de Fommervault, O., Mignot, A., Poteau, A., Schmechtig, C., Taillandier, V., Leymarie, E., Penker'ch, C., D'Ortenzio, F., Claustre, H. and A. Bricaud (2019), Bio-optical characterization of subsurface chlorophyll maxima in the Mediterranean Sea from a Biogeochemical-Argo float database, Biogeosciences, in press.
  • 2018

  • Barbieux, M., Uitz, J., Bricaud, A. Organelli, E., Poteau, A., Schmechtig, C., Gentili, B., Leymarie, E., Penkerc'h, C., Obolensky, O., D'Ortenzio, F. and H. Claustre (2018). 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, 123, doi:10.1002/2017JC013030 (Get PDF reprint)
  • Goyens C., S. Marty, E. Leymarie, D. Antoine, M. Babin, and S. Bélanger (2018), High angular resolution measurements of the anisotropy of reflectance of sea ice and snow. Earth and Space Science,
    doi: 10.1002/2017EA000332 (Get PDF reprint)
  • Leymarie, E., Penkerc’h, Vellucci, V., Lerebourg, C., Antoine, D., Boss, E., Lewis, M., D’Ortenzio, F. and H. Claustre (2018), A new autonomous profiling float for high quality radiometric measurements. Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00437 (Get PDF reprint)
  • 2017

  • 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. Earth System Science Data, 9, 861–880, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-861-2017 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2016

  • Doxaran D., Leymarie E., Nechad B. Dogliotti A., Ruddick K., Gernez P. and E. Knaeps (2016). Improved correction methods for field measurements of particulate light backscattering in turbid waters. Optics Express, 24(4) ,3615-3637. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2015

  • 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)
  • 2013

  • Antoine D., A. Morel, E. Leymarie, A. Houyou, B. Gentili, S. Victori, J.-P. Buis, N. Buis, S. Meunier, M. Canini, D. Crozel, B. Fougnie, and P. Henry (2013). Underwater radiance distributions measured with miniaturized multispectral radiance cameras. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(1), 74-95. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Song, G., Xie, H., Bé´langer, S., Leymarie, E. and M. Babin (2013). Spectrally resolved efficiencies of carbon monoxide (CO) photoproduction in the western Canadian Arctic: particles versus solutes. Biogeosciences, 10, 3731–3748, www.biogeosciences.net/10/3731/2013/ doi:10.5194/bg-10-3731-2013. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2012

  • Babin, M., D. Stramski, R. A. Reynolds, V. M. Wright, and E. Leymarie (2012) In press. Determination of the volume scattering function of natural water samples. Applied Optics, 51, 17, 3853-3873 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2010

  • Leymarie, E. , D. Doxaran, and M. Babin (2010). Uncertainties associated to measurements of inherent optical properties in natural waters, Applied Optics, 49, 5415-5436 (Get PDF reprint)
  • 2007

  • Doxaran, D., M. Babin and E. Leymarie.  Near-infrared light scattering by particles in coastal waters. Optics Express, Vol. 15, No. 20 12834-12849 (Get PDF Reprint).
  • 2006

  • Chami M., McKee D., Leymarie E and G. Khomenko (2006). Influence of the angular shape of the volume scattering function and multiple scattering on remote sensing reflectance, Applied Optics, 45, 9210-9220. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Van den Brandt B. , H. Glattli, I. Grillo, P. Hautle, H. Jouve, J. Kohlbrecher, J.A. Konter, E. Leymarie, S. Mango, R.P. May, A. Michels, H.B. Stuhrmann, and O. Zimmer (2006). Time-resolved nuclear spin-dependent small-angle neutron scattering from polarised proton domains in deuterated solutions, Eur. Phys. J. B 49, 157–165.
  • 2004

  • Van den Brandt B., Glattli, H., Grillo, I., Haulte, P., Jouve, H., Kohlbrecher, J., Konter, J.A., Leymarie, E., Mango, S., May, R., Michels, A., Stuhrmann, H.B. and O. Zimmer (2004). An experimental approach to the dynamics of nuclear polarisation, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Section A vol.526, no.1-2, 281-90.
  • B. Van Den Brandt, H. Glättli, I. Grillo, P. Hautle, H. Jouve, J. Kohlbrecher, J. A. Konter, E. Leymarie, S. Mango, R. May, H. B. Stuhrmann and O. Zimmer (2002). Neutron scattering from polarised proton domains, Europhys. Lett., 59, 62-67.
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