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Researcher: Bressac, M (Dr Matthieu Bressac)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Biological oceanography
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)

Research Objectives

Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Climate change mitigation strategies
Other environmental management
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Temporal evolution of 137Cs, 237Np, and 239+240Pu and estimated vertical 239+240Pu export in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea; Science of The Total Environment
A mesocosm experiment coupled with optical measurements to assess the fate and sinking of atmospheric particles in clear oligotrophic waters; Geo-Marine Letters
Characterizing the surface microlayer in the Mediterranean Sea: trace metal concentrations and microbial plankton abundance; Biogeosciences
Developing a test-bed for robust research governance of geoengineering: the contribution of ocean iron biogeochemistry; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Dissolved inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics in seawater following an artificial Saharan dust deposition event; Frontiers in Marine Science
Evidence of active dinitrogen fixation in surface waters of the eastern tropical South Pacific during El Niño and La Niña events and evaluation of its potential nutrient controls; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Excess of 236U in the northwest Mediterranean Sea; Science of the Total Environment
Exploring the ecology of the mesopelagic biological pump; Progress in Oceanography
Impact of dust deposition on carbon budget: a tentative assessment from a mesocosm approach; Biogeosciences
Impacts of dust deposition on dissolved trace metal concentrations (Mn, Al and Fe) during a mesocosm experiment; Biogeosciences
Microbial competition in the subpolar southern ocean: an Fe–C Co-limitation experiment; Frontiers in Marine Science
Perspective on identifying and characterizing the processes controlling iron speciation and residence time at the atmosphere-ocean interface; Marine Chemistry
Post-depositional processes: what really happens to new atmospheric iron in the ocean’s surface?; Global Biogeochemical Cycles
Quantification of the lithogenic carbon pump following a simulated dust-deposition event in large mesocosms; Biogeosciences
Resupply of mesopelagic dissolved iron controlled by particulate iron composition; Nature Geoscience
Role of ultra-violet radiation, mercury and copper on the stability of dissolved glutathione in natural and artificial freshwater and saltwater; Chemosphere

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision