Lionel Guidi

Lionel Guidi is a CNRS researcher at the Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche since 2013. Dr. Guidi is one of the Coordinator of Tara Oceans, since 2016 and the co-team leader of the Fédération de Recherche “GO-SEE. His research interests span from plankton diversity to on the Ocean Carbon Cycle with a focus on the Biological Carbon Pump (BCP) linking the two topics. He has been using standard biogeochemical approaches as well as innovative methods in imaging and genomics to look at plankton and particles dynamic across spatial and temporal scales and their relative importance in the biological carbon pump. Because of his research results, Guidi was awarded the CNRS Bronze Medal in 2018 which recognizes a researcher’s first work making that person a specialist with talent in a particular field.

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