Jean-Pierre Gattuso
BIRTH DATE AND PLACE: 14 December 1958, Antibes, France

MARITAL STATUS: Married, no children.

  • 1994: D. Sc. in Biological Oceanography, University of Nice, France.
  • 1987: Ph. D. in Biological Oceanography, University of Aix-Marseille II, France.
  • 1982: Master of Science, University of Aix-Marseille II, France.
  • 1981: Bachelor with honours, University of Aix- Marseille II, France.
  • 2015-present: IDDRI Associated Scientist, Paris, France.
  • 2005-present: CNRS Senior Research Scientist, Laboratoire d'Océanographie, Villefranche-sur-mer, France.
  • 2006-2011: Research Professor, Marine Biology Institute, Shantou University, China
  • 2004-2005: Visiting scientist, Rutgers University and NCAR, Colorado
  • 1998-2004: Leader of the group "Diversity, Biogeochemistry and Microbial Ecology", CNRS Senior Research Scientist, Laboratoire d'Océanographie, Villefranche-sur-mer, France.
  • 2000-2004: Leader of the group "Diversity, Biogeochemistry and Microbial Ecology", Laboratoire d'Océanographie, Villefranche-sur-mer, France.
  • 1993-1997: Program leader, CNRS Research Scientist, Observatoire Océanologique Européen, Monaco, Principality of Monaco.
  • 1990-1992: CNRS Research Scientist, Laboratoire EPHE/Biologie Marine, Perpignan, France.
  • 1988-1990: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia.
  • 1985-1988: Lecturer, University of Nice, France.

  • Response of marine organisms to global environmental changes, including ocean acidification
  • Carbon and carbonate cycling in coastal ecosystems, including estuaries
  • Ocean solutions

  • Elected member, Academia Europaea (2018)
  • Blaise Pascal Medal in Earth and Environmental Sciences, and elected member, European Academy of Sciences (2014)
  • Vladimir Vernadsky Medal, European Geosciences Union (2012)
  • Union Service Award, European Geosciences Union (2005)
  • Outstanding reviewer, Limnology & Oceanography (2002)
  • Oceanography medal of the Société d'Océanographie de France} (2001)

  • 2018-present: Member, Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service
  • 2017-present: Coordinating Lead and Contributing Author, IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate
  • 2016-present: SCOR Working Group 149, Changing Ocean Biological Systems: how will biota respond to a changing ocean?
  • 2016: Chair, International SSC, The Oceans in a High CO2 World 4, Hobart
  • 2015: Chair, Ocean Acidification and Biodiversity Program, French Environment Ministry
  • 2015: Member, Scientific Council, Ocean-Climate Platform, Unesco
  • 2015: Member, Scientific Council, French Arctic Program
  • 2014: Elected Fellow, European Academy of Sciences
  • 2013-present: Member of the Scientific Council of the French Parliamentary Office for Scientific Research and Innovation
  • 2013-present: President, Monegasque Association for Ocean Acidification.
  • 2012: Member, Panel of the US Academy of Science to review the National Ocean Acidification Research Plan
  • 2012-present: Launched the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre within the International Atomic Energy Agency, member of Advisory Board
  • 2011-present: Member, Scientific Committee of the CARBOCHANGE EU project
  • 2011-2012: Member, Belmont Forum Working Group of Ocean Acidification
  • 2011-2012: Member, Scientific Committee meeting ASLO 2012 (Lake Biwa, Japan)
  • 2010-2014: Lead and Contributing Author, Working Group II of the 5th Assessement Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • 2010-2012: Scientific Steering Group, The International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project (IOCCP)
  • Member, Scientific Committee of the 2012 meeting ``The Oceans in a High-CO2 World III''
  • 2009-2012: Chair, (SOLAS-IMBER Working Group on ocean acidification). Member since 2009
  • 2009: Organiser, 2009 meeting of the American Society for Limnology and Oceanography in Nice, 2350 participants
  • 2009: Co-organiser, Pacific Science Intercongress (Scientific Committee), Tahiti, March 2009, 881 participants
  • 2009-present: Member, Scientific Committee of BIOACID, the German program on ocean acidification
  • 2009-present: Member, Scientific Committee of the UK ocean acidification research program
  • 2008-2011: Member, Ocean Acidification sub-committee of OCB (US Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry)
  • 2008-present: Member, Comité National Français sur le Changement Global (French National Committee on Global Change)
  • 2008-present: Member, Scientific Steering Committee of the IGBP-SCOR component IMBER (Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research)
  • 2008-2012: Scientific Coordinator of EPOCA, the European Project on Ocean Acidification
  • 2008-present: Comité de sélection UPMC 67ème section
  • 2008: Member, Scientific Committee, Meeting "The Ocean in a High-CO2 World II'', Monaco
  • 2006-2011: Member, Scientific Committee, Group of Aquatic Productivity
  • 2006-2009: Member, Comité scientifique, LEFE-Cycles biogéochimiques, Environnement et Ressources (INSU)
  • 2006-2009: Member, Council of Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille
  • 2006: Member, Evaluation Committee, Darwin Center for Biogeology
  • Member, ASLO ad-hoc Committee on Open Access Publications
  • 2001-2005: Founding President, Biogeosciences Division of the European Geosciences Union
  • 2000-2004: Member, American Geophysical Union Biogeosciences Committee
  • 2000-2004: Member, Comité national de la recherche scientifique, section 30

  • 2011: Editor of Ocean acidification, a book published by Oxford University Press
  • 2010-present: Editor, Biogeosciences
  • 2006-present: Topic Editor, The Encyclopedia of Earth
  • 2004-2009: Founding Editor-in-Chief, Biogeosciences
  • 2002-present: Biogeosciences Editor, The Eggs
  • 2002-2004: Editor, Surveys in Geophysics
  • 1997-2005: Editor, Coral Reefs

You can also look at a list of significant publications (most references are with abstracts and/or links to journals)

Jean-Pierre Gattuso