Alexandre Mignot
Ph.D. Student (2008 - present)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 38 74
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 39
M.SC. Ocean, Atmosphere & Continental surfaces (2007-2008)
Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Dissertation topic: A new estimate of the North Atlantic 3D circulation from altimetry, sea surface temperature and in situ
B.SC.(Hons) Marine Science and Environment (2006-2007)
IUniv. Bordeaux 1,Bordeaux, France / NOC, Southampton, UK
B.SC(Hons) Fundamental Physics (2005-2006)
Université Bordeaux1,Bordeaux, France
Dissertation topic: Swell modeling in the Arcachon basin inlet
Research interests:
Ph.D thesis topic: Coupling remotely sensed measurements of ocean color with in situ measurements by profiling float to investigate biogeochemical processes.


  • Mignot, A., Ferrari, R. and H. Claustre. Floats with bio-optical sensors reveal what processes trigger the North Atlantic bloom, submitted
  • 2015

  • Sauzede, R., Claustre, H., Jamet, C., Uitz, J., Ras, J., Mignot, A. and F. D'Ortenzio (2015). Retrieving the vertical distribution of chlorophyll a concentration and phytoplankton community composition from in situ fluorescence profiles: A method based on a neural network with potential for global-scale applications. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC010355 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2014

  • Mignot, A., Claustre, H., Uitz, J., Poteau, A., D'Ortenzio, F. and X. Xing (2014) Understanding the seasonal dynamics of phytoplankton biomass and DCM in oligotrophic environments: a Bio-Argo float investigation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, DOI: 10.1002/2013GB004781 (Get PDF reprint)
  • Xing, X., Claustre, H., Uitz, J., Mignot, A., Poteau, A. and H. Wang (2014). Seasonal Evolutions of Bio-optical Properties and Their Inter-relationships Observed by Bio-Argo Floats in the Sub-polar North Atlantic, Journal of Geophysical Research - Ocean, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC010189. (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2011

  • Mignot, A., Claustre, H., F. D'Ortenzio, F., Xing, X, Poteau, A. and J. Ras (2011). From the shape of the vertical profile of in vivo fluorescence to Chlorophyll-a concentration. Biogeosciences, 8, 2391–2406, doi:10.5194/bg-8-2391-2011 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Xing, X., Morel, A., Claustre, H., Antoine, D., D'Ortenzio, F., Poteau, A., Mignot, A. (2011). Combined processing and mutual interpretation of radiometry and fluorimetry from autonomous profiling Bio-Argo Floats. The retrieval of Chlorophyll a, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, C06020, doi:10.1029/2010JC006899. (Get PDF Reprint)
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