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Florence Birolflorence birol

 

Physicien adjoint

Adresse: LEGOS

14 avenue Edouard BELIN

31400 TOULOUSE
France
Email : florence.birol@legos.obs-mip.fr
Téléphone : 05 61 33 29 24

 


Development of altimetric data tools and applications dedicated to coastal areas.
Environmental satellite data analysis.
Data analysis in physical oceanography for the study of currents, waves and sea surface height variations.
Coastal physical oceanography.


 

 

Background:

 

1996 : DEA (M/S), University of Toulouse III.


1999 : Ph. D., University of Toulouse III.


2000-2001 : Postdocdoral scientist, Space Oceanography Division, CLS, Ramonville St Agne.


2002-2003 : Postdocdoral scientist, Modelisation and Data Assimilation Group, LEGI, Grenoble.


2004 : Research scientist, Data Assimilation Team, MERCATOR, Ramonville St Agne.


Since 2005
: Associate Professor, LEGOS, Toulouse, FRANCE.

 

 

Refeered publications:

 

 

2012 :

 

- L. Testut, F. Birol and C. Delebecque: Regional tidal modeling and evaluation of tidal geophysical correction for Jason-2 altimeter data: a case study over the Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean.  Marine Geodesy, in press, 2012.

 

- F. Birol and C. Delebecque: Evaluation of high sampling rate (10/20Hz) altimeter data: a case study over the northwestern Mediterranean Sea, submitted to JAOT.

 

 

2011 :

 

- R. Dussurget, F. Birol, R. Morrow and P. Demey: Fine-resolution altimetry data for a regional application in the Bay of Biscay. Marine Geodesy, Marine Geodesy, DOI: 10.1080/01490419.2011.584835, 2011.

 

- J. Bouffard, L. Roblou, F. Birol, A. Pascual, Fenoglio, M. Cancet, R. Morrow and Y. Ménard: Validation and application of improved coastal altimetry strategies over the North Western Mediterranean Sea, Coastal Altimetry. Chapter 12 in S. Vignudelli,  A.G. Kostianoy, P. Cipollini, J. Benveniste (eds.), Coastal Altimetry, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.

 

 - L. Roblou, J. Lamouroux, J. Bouffard, F. Lyard, M. Le Hénaff, A. Lombard, P. Marsalaix, P. De Mey and F. Birol : Post-processing altimiter data toward coastal applications and integration into coastal models. Chapter 9 in S. Vignudelli,  A.G. Kostianoy, P. Cipollini, J. Benveniste (eds.), Coastal Altimetry, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.

 

 

2010 :

 

 - F. Birol, M. Cancet, C. Estournel: Aspects of the seasonal variability of the Northern Current (NW Mediterranean Sea) observed by altimetry. J. of Mar. Systems, 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2010.01.005, 2010.

 


2009 :


- F. Durand, D. Shankar, F. Birol, S.S.C. Shenoi: Spatio-temporal structure of the East India Coastal Current from satellite altimetry. J. of Geophys Res., 114, C02013, doi:10.1029/2008JC004807, 2009.

  

  

2008 :


- F. Durand, D. Shankar, F. Birol, S.S.C. Shenoi: An algorithm to estimate coastal currents from satellite altimetry: a case study for the East India Coastal Current. Journal of Oceanography, 64, pp 831-845, 2008.

 

- B. Tranchant, C.E. Testut, L. Renault, N. Ferry, F.Birol and P.Brasseur: Expected impact of the future SMOS and Aquarius Ocean surface salinity missions in the MERCATOR operational systems: New perspectives to monitor the ocean circulation, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.06.023, 2008.

 

 

 

2007 :

 

- D. Rozier, F. Birol, E. Cosme, P. Brasseur, J.M. Brankart and J. Verron: A reduced-order Kalman filter for data assimilation in physical oceanography. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Review, , 49, doi:10.1137/050635717, 2007.

 

- S. Lebedev, Sirota A., Medvedev D., Khlebnikova S., Vignudelli S., Snaith H. M., Cipollini P., Venuti F., Lyard F., Cretaux  J. F., Birol F., Bouffard J., Roblou L., Kostianoy A., Ginzburg A., Sheremet N., Kuzmina E., Mamedov R., Ismatova K., Alyev A., Mustafayev B.: Exploiting satellite altimetry in coastal ocean through the ALTICORE project. Russian Journal of Earth Sciences, 10, ES1002, doi:10.2205/2007ES000262, 2007.

 

  

2006 :

 

- P. Brasseur, P. Bahurel, L. Bertino, F. Birol, J.-M. Brankart, N. Ferry, E. Remy, J. Schröter, C.-E.Testut, B. Tranchant, J. Verron, P.J. van Leeuwen: Data assimilation for marine monitoring and prediction: The MERCATOR operational assimilation systems and the MERSEA developments. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society,, 131, doi:10.1256/qj05.142, 2006.

 

 

2005 :


- F. Birol, J.M. Brankart, J.M. Lemoine, P. Brasseur and J. Verron: Assimilation of satellite altimetry referenced to the new GRACE geoid estimate. Geophys. Res. Letters., 32, doi:10.1029/2004GL021329, 2005.

 

 

2004 :


- F. Birol, J.M. Brankart, F. Castruccio, P. Brasseur and J. Verron: Impact of mean dynamic topography on multivariate data assimilation hindcasts, J. of Marine Geodesy, 27, 59-78, 2004.

 

- R. Morrow, F. Birol, D. Griffin and J. Sudre: Divergent pathways of warm and cold-core ocean eddies, Geophys. Res. Letters, 31: L24311, doi:10.1029/2004GL020974, 2004.

 

 

2003 :


- F. Birol and R. Morrow: Separation of quasi-semiannual Rossby waves from the eastern boundary of the Indian Ocean. J. of Marine Res., 61, 707-723, 2003.

 

 

2001 :


- F. Birol and R. Morrow: Source of the baroclinic waves in the southeast Indian Ocean: J. Geophys. Res., 106, 9,145 - 9,160, 2001.

 

 

1999 :


- F. Birol and R. Morrow: A study of the southeast Indian Ocean from altimetric, wind and XBT data. Phys. Chem. Earth (a), 24, nº 4, 387-391, 1999.

 

 

1998 :


- R. Morrow and F. Birol: Variability in the southeast Indian Ocean from altimetry ? forcing mechanisms for the Leeuwin Current. J. Geophys. Res., 103, 18,529-18,544, 1998.

 

 

 

 

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