Fabien Lombard

Fabien Lombard is an associate professor at Sorbonne University in the Laboratoire of Oceanography in Villefranche sur Mer. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) in 2006. His research focuses on the link between plankton ecology, physiology, functional diversity and their impact on matter fluxes. He is deeply involved in monitoring plankton abundance and taxonomic, functional and traits composition at large scale by using automatic imaging machines and the help of automatic image recognition. He participated in major sampling efforts including several Tara expeditions. He is the author of more than 100 publications  and was awarded as a member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF) since 2018.

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