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Pierre De Mey

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Street address: LEGOS
18 avenue Edouard BELIN
31401 TOULOUSE CEDEX 9
France

Email : pierre.de-mey@legos.obs-mip.fr
Phone : +33 (0) 561332928
Fax: +33 (0) 561253205

 

 

Quick background

 

  • Directeur de Recherches CNRS, 1997-present
  • Science et Défense Award, 1999
  • Habilité à diriger des recherches de l’Université de Toulouse IV Paul Sabatier, 1995
  • Post-doctoral/Research Fellow, Harvard University (A. Robinson), 1983-87
  • Docteur-Ingénieur des Ponts et Chaussées, 1983
  • Ingénieur Civil des Ponts et Chaussées, 1980

 

Current research themes


  • General and coastal dynamical oceanography
  • Space oceanography
  • Data assimilation, development of the SEQUOIA assimilation system
  • Ocean predictability by Ensemble and stochastic methods
  • Ocean observability by Ensemble and stochastic methods; observational array design; development of the RMSpectrum/ARM numerical codes

 

Main current responsibilities

 

  • Member of the GODAE OceanView Steering Team (GOVST)
  • Co-chairman of the GODAE OceanView Coastal Ocean and Shelf Seas Task Team (COSS-TT) – organization of 2 workshops and of several dedicated sessions at Ocean Sciences Meetings
  • Member of the Conseil Scientifique of the GMES research program of the Ministère du développement durable (GMES-MDD), Ministère de l’Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l’Energie
  • Member of the Conseil Scientifique of the Agence des Aires Marines Protégées (AAMP), Ministère de l’Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l’Energie (jusqu’en 2011)
  • Member of the Conseil Scientifique MERCATOR-CORIOLIS (jusqu’en 2011)
  • Member of the Ocean Surface Topography Science Team (OSTST, NASA/CNES)
  • Member of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography Science Definition Team (SWOT-SDT, NASA/CNES)
  • Co-investigator in EU projects ECOOP (up to 2010), MyOcean (up to 2012), MyOcean2, JERICO, SANGOMA

 

Recent publications

 

Le Hénaff, M., P. De Mey et P. Marsaleix, 2009 : Assessment of observational networks with the Representer Matrix Spectra method – Application to a 3-D coastal model of the Bay of Biscay. Special Issue of Ocean Dynamics, 2007 GODAE Coastal and Shelf Seas Workshop, Liverpool, UK. Ocean Dynamics, 59, 3-20, DOI 10.1007/s10236-008-0144-7.

De Mey, P., et R. Proctor, 2009 : Assessing the value of GODAE products in coastal and shelf seas.  Editorial, Special Issue of Ocean Dynamics, 2007 GODAE Coastal and Shelf Seas Workshop, Liverpool, UK. Ocean Dynamics, 59, 1–2, DOI 10.1007/s10236-008-0175-0.

De Mey, P., P. Craig, F. Davidson, C. A. Edwards, Y. Ishikawa, J. C. Kindle, R. Proctor, K. R. Thompson, Jiang Zhu, and the GODAE Coastal and Shelf Seas Working Group (CSSWG) community, 2009 : Applications in coastal modelling and forecasting.  Oceanography Magazine, Vol. 22, no. 3, 198-205.

Jordà, G., et De Mey, P., 2010 : Control of a 3D hydrodynamical coastal model of the Catalan Sea by data assimilation using stochastic modelling.  Cont. Shelf Res., 30, 419–441.

Roblou, L., J. Lamouroux, J. Bouffard, F. Lyard, M. Le Hénaff, A. Lombard, P. Marsaleix, P. De Mey, and F. Birol, 2011: Post-processing altimeter data toward coastal applications and integration into coastal models, in: Coastal Altimetry, edited by Stefano Vignudelli, Andrey Kostianoy, Paolo Cipollini and Jérôme Benveniste, Springer Verlag, 578pp.

Maraldi, C., B. Levier, N. Ayoub, J. Chanut, P. De Mey, F. Lyard, G. Reffray, S. Cailleau, M. Drévillon, E. A. Fanjul, M. Garcia Sotillo, P. Marsaleix and the Mercator Team, 2011: NEMO on the shelf : Assessment of the Iberia – Biscay – Ireland configuration.  Soumis à Ocean Science, MyOcean special issue.

Quattrocchi, G., P. De Mey, N. Ayoub, C-E. Testut, G. Reffray, J. Chanut, and Y. Drillet, 2012: NEMO on the shelf:  assessing sensitivity to wind forcing uncertainties.  En préparation.

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