Argo France Management Board

The Argo-France management board is in charge of the national program coordination in order to provide a mid-to-long term perspective to all activities of the program (research and operational).

The Argo-France management board will gather and diffuse technical and scientific information required to the strategic planning and decision making of the national program.

Board members are listed at the bottom of this page.

The board objectives are:

  • to ensure that strategic choices in different areas of activity are consistent and comply with the needs of the national research community,
  • to promote interactions between projects and operational activities, in particular between float technological development, at-sea operations, Coriolis DAC and research laboratories,
  • to develop a strategy for medium-term deployments (> 2 years) for the French Argo fleet (new and core extensions),
  • to provide a recommendation to the annual deployment plan developed by Coriolis,
  • to supervise the annual reports on the Argo-France program sent to the AST.

You can ask the committee at any time by writing to:

Xavier André

Technologic Coordination

Cécile Cabanes

DMQC Expert T/S

Thierry Carval

DAC/GDAC Data Centre Manager for T/S

Hervé Claustre

BGC international Coordination

Christine Coatanoan

Quality control and Argo Core delayed time Manager

Fabrizio d'Ortenzio

Argo-BGC technical Coordination

Nicolas Kolodziejczyk

National Scientific Coordination (SNO Argo France)

Nathanaële Lebreton

Co-Responsible for  Argo-T/S equipment at Sea

Edouard Leymarie

Technologic Coordinator BGC-Argo

LOV / Sorbonne University

Noé Poffa

Co-Responsible for  Argo-T/S equipment at Sea

Antoine Poteau

Responsible for Argo-BGC equipment at Sea

Raphaëlle Sauzède

BGC-Argo DMC Expert

Catherine Schmechtig

DAC Data Centre Manager for BGC

Virginie Thierry

International T/S coordination and Deep-Argo coordination

Julia Uitz

Scientific Coordinator for BGC mission

LOV / Sorbonne University