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Professionnal skills

  • Computer knowledge
    OS: Windows, Linux
    Langage: MatLab, IDL, GDL, Shell, HTML, SQL, Fortran, C
    Office: Microsoft Office, Open Office, Latex
    Image analyzing software: ENVI
    GIS software: MapInfo, AcrGis
    Image Manipulation software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Gimp
  • Languages
    French: mother tongue
    English: good knowledge
    German: basic knowledge
  • Field campaigns
    Australia : three week during Febuary 2010, SMOS CAL/VAL field campaign
    Mali : three weeks during August 2007, AMMA field campaigns
    France, South-West : several days between 2006 and 2011, Sud-Ouest and SMOSMANIA projets
    France, Normandie : several days in 2004, wetland mapping for Geosciences Consultants
  • Administrative task
    Laboratory council member

Professionnal experiences

  • 03/13 - 01/15 | Bocage mapping
    Researcher at ADES in the context of the AMELI program.
  • 01/10 - 12/11 | Validation of SMOS soil moisture product
    Researcher at Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la BIOsphère in the context of the calibration and validation phase of the SMOS space mission:
    - Radio Frequency Interference mapping
    - L2 Soil Moisture product validation over several sites and more particularily at West African regional scale
    - Comparison to other remotly sensing products (soil moisture, precipitation)
  • 11/06 - 12/09 | Preparation of the SMOS space missions
    PhD
    at Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la BIOsphère in the context of the AMMA program and SMOS space mission:
    - Analysis of temporal and spatiales variations of soil moisture at the scale of the network
    - Investigation of station representativity inside a soil moisture network
    - Evaluation of soil moisture products based on passive and active sensors over a semi-arid area (Mali)
  • 04/06 - 09/06 | Soil moisture observation
    Internship
    at Centre d'Etudes Spatiales de la BIOsphère:
    - Comparaison of NSIDC soil moisture product based on AMSR-E sensor to 3 soil moisture networks
    - Analysis of seasonal and interannual variations of soil moisture values at global scale
  • 10/04 - 04/05 | Post disaster damage mapping
    Internship
    at Géosciences Consultants:
    - Wetlands mapping by photo-interpretation in the context of the European program of wetlands conervation
    - Mapping of affected area by the tsunami of December 26, 2004 over Sumatra coasts based on radar and optical remotly sensing images (ASAR, Landsat). Validation of the results with high resolution sensors (Ikonos et Quickbird)
  • 2000-2004 Summer jobs

Education

  • 2006-2010 PhD in Environmental Sciences
    Ecole Doctorale des Sciences de l'Environnement d'IDF
    Pierre et Marie Curie University - Paris 6, funded by BDI CNES/CNRS
    Host laboratory: Centre d'Études Spatiales de la Biosphère (CESBIO), Toulouse
    Supervisor: Patricia de Rosnay, ECMWF, Reading, UK
    Mention Très honorable
    Thesis title: 'L'humidité du sol par télédétection micro-ondes en région sahélienne' / 'Soil moisture by microwaves remote sensing in sahelian area'.
  • 2005-2006 Master 2 in Earth, Environment and Planet Sciences
    Télédétection et Géomatique Appliquées à l'Environnement (TGAE)
    Denis Diderot University - Paris 7
    Mention B
    Master 2 thesis title: 'Étude de l'humidité du sol et validation des images du capteur AMSR-E dans le cadre de la préparation à la mission SMOS'/'Study of soil moisture and AMSR-E products validation in the context of the SMOS space mission', supervised by Patricia de Rosnay.
  • 2004-2005 Maîtrise in Physical Geography and Environment
    Denis Diderot University - Paris 7
    Mention TB
    Maîtrise thesis title: 'Cartographie des dommages causés par le tsunami du 26 décembre 2004 sur les côtes de Sumatra par traitement des images radar et optique'/'Mapping of affected area by the tsunami of December 26, 2004 over Sumatra coasts based on radar and optical remote sensing images', supervised by Catherine Mering.
  • 2003-2004 Licence in Physical Geography and Environment
    Denis Diderot University - Paris 7
    Mention AB
  • 2001-2003 DEUG in Geography
    Bourgogne University and Denis Diderot University - Paris 7
    Mention AB
  • 2000-2001 Baccalauréat with Economic and Social courses option
    Bouchardon High School, Chaumont (52)

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