Xiaogang Xing
Post-doctoral researcher (2008-2011)
Contact information:
Phone: +33 (0)4 93 76 37 08
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 76 38 39

Ph.D. Physical Oceanography (2003-2008)
Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

B.Sc. Marine Science (2000-2003)
Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China



Research interests:

Chlorophyll fluorescence, primary production bio-optical model



Zhao D., X. Xing, Y. Liu, et al., A Study on relation of chlorophyll-a concentration with the reflectance peak near 700 nm in algae-dominated waters and sensitivity of fluorescence algorithms for detecting algal bloom, International Journal of Remote Sensing.


Xing X., D. Zhao, Y. Liu, et al. (2008). In-situ determination of sun-induced chlorophyll-a fluorescence quantum yield in North China Sea, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29: 851-865.


Xing X., D. Zhao, Y. Liu, et al. (2007). An overview of remote sensing of chlorophyll fluorescence, Ocean Science Journal, 42: 49-59.




  • 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
  • Xing, X., Boss, E. & H. Claustre, Model-based correction methods of non-photochemical quenching for in situ chlorophyll fluorometry, Optic Express
  • 2017

  • Roesler, C., J. Uitz, J, Claustre, H., Boss, E., Xing, X., Organelli, E., Briggs, N., Bricaud, A., Schmechtig, C., Poteau, A., D’Ortenzio, F., Ras, J., Drapeau, S., Haëntjens, N. and M. Barbieux (2017), Recommendations for obtaining unbiased chlorophyll estimates fromin situ chlorophyll fluorometers: A global analysis of WET Labs ECOsensors, Limnology and Oceanography methods, doi: 10.1002/lom3.10185
  • Xing, X, H. Claustre, E. Boss, C. Roesler, E. Organelli, A. Poteau, M. Barbieux, F. D'Ortenzio, G. Qiu and H. Wang (2017). Correction of in-situ chlorophyll fluorometry for contribution by dissolved organic matter. Limnology and Oceanography methods, 15, 80-93, doi: 10.1002/lom3.10144 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • 2016

  • Organelli, E., H. Claustre, A. Bricaud, C. Schmechtig, A. Poteau, X. Xing, L. Prieur, F. D’Ortenzio, G. Dall’Olmo, Velluci, V. (2016). A novel near real-time quality-control procedure for radiometric profiles measured by Bio-Argo floats: protocols and performances, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 33(5), 937-951, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0193.1 (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., Wang, H., Poteau, A. and F. D'Ortenzio (2014). Seasonal dynamics in colored dissolved organic matter in the Mediterranean Sea: patterns and drivers. Deep-Sea Research I, 83, 93-101 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2013.09.008. (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)
  • 2013

  • Guinet, C., X. Xing, E. Walker, P. Monestiez, S. Marchand, B. Picard, T. Jaud, M. Authier, C. Cotté, A. C. Dragon, E. Diamond, D. Antoine, P. Lovell, S. Blain, F. D'Ortenzio, and H. Claustre (2013). Calibration procedures and first data set of Southern Ocean chlorophyll-a profiles collected by elephant seal equipped with a newly developed CTD-fluorescence tags. Earth System Science Data, 5, 15–29, 2013 www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/5/15/2013/ doi:10.5194/essd-5-15-2013 (Get PDF Reprint)
  • Xing, X., Claustre, H., Blain, S., D'Ortenzio, F., Antoine, D., Ras, J., Guinet, C. (2012). Quenching correction for in vivo chlorophyll fluorescence acquired by autonomous platforms: A case study with instrumented elephant seals in the Kerguelen region (Southern Ocean). Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 10, 483-495. (Get PDF reprint)
  • Xing, X., Morel, A., Claustre, H., D'Ortenzio, F., and A. Poteau (2012). Combined processing and mutual interpretation of radiometry and fluorometry from autonomous profiling Bio-Argo floats: 2. Colored dissolved organic matter absorption retrieval. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, No. C4, C04022,
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007632. (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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