Rhaphaëlle Sauzède
PhD (2012 - 2015) (Get PDF)
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Ms.C. in Physical, Chemical and Biological Oceanography speciality coupled models (2011 - 2012)
University Aix-Marseille II, Marseille, France
Dissertation topic: Generating a database of Chlorophylle-a profiles for global ocean : towards a 3D climatology
Graduated engineer in BioSciences speciality BioInformatic and modelling (2006 - 2011)
INSA de Lyon, Lyon, France
Dissertation topic: Retrieval of Chlorophyll-a concentrations from in situ fluorescence using a neural network
Baccalauréat in Sciences, Engineer Sciences, speciality Mathematics (2006)
Cusset, France
Research interests:
Coupling ocean color remote sensing data with in situ measurements performed by Bio-Argo floats to develop synergic approaches


  • Sauzede, R., E. Martinez, O. Pasqueron de Fommervault, A. Poteau, A. Mignot, C. Maes, H. Claustre, J. Uitz, K. Maamaatuaiahutapu, M. Rodier, C. Schmechtig, and V. Laurent (2018). Seasonal dynamics and disturbance of phytoplankton biomass in the wake of Tahiti as observed by Biogeochemical-Argo floats. Biogeoscience Discussions, submitted
  • In revision

  • Bittig, H., Steinhoff, T., Claustre, H., Fiedler, B., Williams, N.L., Sauzede, R. Körtzinger, A. and J.-P. Gattuso (2018). An alternative to static climatologies: Robust estimation of open ocean CO2 variables and nutrient concentrations from T, S and O2 data using Bayesian neural networks. Frontier in Marine Science, in revision
  • 2017

  • Sauzede, R., Bittig, H., Claustre, H., Pasqueron de Fommervault, O., Gattuso, J., Legendre, L. and K.S. Johnson (2017). Estimates of water-column nutrients and carbonate system parameters in the global ocean: A novel approach based on neural networks. Frontier in Marine Science, 4:128. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00128
  • 2016

  • Sauzede, R., H. Claustre, J. Uitz , C. Jamet, G. Dall'Olmo, F. D'Ortenzio, B. Gentili , A. Poteau and C. Schmechtig (2016). A neural network-based method for merging ocean color and Argo data to extend surface bio-optical properties to depth: Retrieval of the particulate backscattering coefficient. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011408. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
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