Stéphane Pesant

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Tara Oceans

MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany

Biological oceanographer. PhD at Laval University, Québec (1999); Scientific advisor at Fisheries & Oceans Canada, Ottawa (2000-01); Postdoc at the University of Western Australia, Perth (2002-04); assistant to the Scientific Director of FP6-NoE-EUR-OCEANS, Villefranche/Mer (2005-09); Since 2009 at PANGAEA (University of Bremen), leading Open Science and data publishing for several European and international projects, including EuroMarine, EURO-BASIN, MicroB3, ATLAS, Oceanomics, Tara Oceans and Tara Pacific; Since 2016, editor in chief of the Aquatic Data journal with Elsevier.

Relevant publications

  1. Pesant, S. (guest editor) Earth System Science Data (Copernicus) – Special Issue: MAREDAT – Towards a world atlas of marine plankton functional types;
  2. Karsenti E, Acinas SG, Bork P, Bowler C, De Vargas C, et al. (2011) A Holistic Approach to Marine Ecosystems Biology. PLoS Biol 9(10): e1001177. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001177
  3. Pesant S., Hook, L., Lowry, R., Moncoiffé, G., Nisumaa, A.-M., Pfeil, B. 2010. Safeguarding and sharing Ocean Acidification Data. In Riebesell U., Fabry V. J., Hansson L. & Gattuso J.-P. (Eds.), Guide to best practices for ocean acidification research and data reporting, 260 p. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.