Research Team

Sabrina Speich

Laboratoire de Physique des Oceans (LPO)

Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer (IUEM), Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France

The scientific activity of LPO is organized around three main research themes:

To carry out its research activities the LPO has the ability

Relevant publications

  1. Arhan, M., S. Speich, C. Messager, G. Dencausse, R. A. Fine, and M. Boye (2011), Anticyclonic and cyclonic eddies of subtropical origin in the subantarctic zone south of Africa, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007140.
  2. Dencausse, G., M. Arhan, S. Speich, 2011: Is there a continuous Subtropical Front south of Africa ?, J. Geophys. Res., 116, p. 14. doi:10.1029/2010JC006587.
  3. González-Dávila, M., Santana-Casiano, J. M., Fine, R. A., Happell, J., Delille, B., and Speich, S.: Carbonate system in the water masses of the Southeast Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean during February and March 2008, Biogeosciences, 8, 1401-1413, doi:10.5194/bg-8-1401-2011, 2011.
  4. Swart, S., S. Speich, 2010: A satellite altimetry based Gravest Empirical Mode South of Africa. Part II: 1992-2008 Heat, Salt and Mass Transport variability and changes. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C03003, doi:10.1029/2009JC005300.
  5. Chever, F., E. Bucciarelli, G. Sarthou, S. Speich, M. Arhan, P. Penven, and A. Tagliabue (2010), Physical speciation of iron in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean along a transect from the subtropical domain to the Weddell Sea Gyre, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C10059, doi:10.1029/2009JC005880.

The scientific activities of the Tara Oceans expedition, led by EMBL senior scientist Eric Karsenti, present an unprecedented effort that resulted in 35,000 samples containing millions of small organism collected in more than 210 ocean stations, chosen for their climatic significance or biodiversity.