Team and roles

The Ocean Heat Flux project team involves a consortium 9 partner institutes, led by Ifremer. In particular, while a core set of organizations will support the implementation of the data portal and processing, a group of international experts will support the project in the assessment of the Ocean Heat Flux products and results. TheOcean Heat Flux project is funded by the European Space Agency through its Support to Science Element (STSE) program, and supervised by project officer Pierre-Philippe Mathieu. 

The list and respective role of the main project partners is provided here:

Organization

Experts 

Role

Institut Francais Recherche Pour L´Exploitation de la Mer
IFREMER
Technopole Brest-Iroise
29280 Plouzané
France

Abderrahim Bentamy

Science Leader

 

Jean-François Piollé

Responsible for
system design

Bertrand Chapron

Project scientist

Frédéric Paul

Engineer /
software
implementation

Clément de Boyer Montégut

Project scientist

Nicolas Reul

Project scientist

   

Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
Thormøhlens gate 47
N-5006,Bergen,
Norway

Igor Esau

Project scientist

Johnny Johannessen

Project scientist 

Rick Danielson

Project scientist

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place
The Hoe
Plymouth PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Stéphane Saux-Picard

Project scientist

Shubha Sathyendranath

Project scientist

T. Platt

Project scientist

Mediterranean Instute of Oceanography,
University of Toulon
Avenue de l'Université,
83957 La Garde
France

Karina Von Schuchmann

Workpackage
leader (WP2)
and project
scientist

Deutscher Wetterdienst Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring
Dept. Climate and Environment
Frankfurter Str. 135
63067 Offenbach
Germany

 

Axel Andersson

Member of expert group,
Project scientist CM SAF

Rainer Hollmann

Member of expert group,
Science Coordinator CM SAF

University of Reading
Whiteknights, Reading,
RG6 6AL
UK

Chris Merchant

Expert scientist

Keith Haines

Expert scientist

Univ. Maryland. USA 301-405-5330

 

 Rachel Pinker

Expert scientist

Semyon Grodsky

Expert scientist

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
USA

 Carol Anne Clayson

Expert scientist

P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
36 Nakhimovsky ave.
117997 Moscow
Russia

 Sergey Gulev

Expert scientist