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Enseignant chercheur

M. Marc Desmet

Vice-Président Relations Internationales de l’Université François-Rabelais de Tours & Directeur de l’E.A 6293 GéHCO

Coordonnées

Parc de Grandmont 37200 TOURS

Plat d'Etain bâtiment E étage 1 bureau 1170

Tél
0247366746
Mail
marc.desmet@univ-tours.fr
Site internet
https://geosciences.univ-tours.fr/membre/marc-desmet

Discipline(s)

Terre solide : géodynamique des enveloppes supérieures, paléobiosphère

Discipline(s) enseignée(s)

Sédimentologie et géochimie fluviale Ecole numérique de cartographie géologique

Thèmes de recherche

Fonctionnement hydro-sédimentaire des systèmes fluviaux & contamination par les éléments traces métalliques et les micropolluants organiques

Activités / CV

Professor of Earth sciences - Hydrosedimentary functioning & pollution of large rivers

Vice President for International affairs
Director of GéHCO Laboratory

  • Academic education
1996 PhD in earth sciences, University of Strasbourg
PALEOCEANOGRAPHY OF THE EAST-EQUATORIAL PACIFIC : CLIMATIC CONTROL OF THE BIOGENIC SEDIMENTATION

2006 Research habilitation in earth sciences, University of Savoie
ALPINE SEDIMENT LAKES : ARCHIVE OF CLIMATE AND HUMAN ACTIVITIES OVER THE LAST 15 000 YEARS

  • Research carreer
Since 2009 Professor at the Tours University focusing on fluvial sedimentology and organic compounds in hydrosystems

1996-2009 Assistant professor at Savoie University, focusing on lacustrine sediments, human impact and climate of the past

Award for Scientific Excellence - PEDR
h-index = 22 according to Google scholar, 1170 citations

  • Publications 2015
Van Metre, P.C., Babut, M., Mourier, B., Mahler, B., Roux, G., Desmet, M. 2015. Declining Dioxin Concentrations in the Rhone River Basin, France, Attest to the effectiveness of emissions controls. Environemental Science & Technology, 49 (21), 12723–12730.

Bertrand, O., Mondamert, L., Grosbois, C., Dhivert, E., Bourrain, X., Labanowski, J., Desmet, M. 2015. Storage and source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments downstream of a major coal district in France. Environmental Pollution, 207, 329-340.

Foucher, A., Laceby, P., Salvador-Blanes, S., Evrard, O., LeGall, M., Lefevre, I., Cerdan, O., Rajkumar, V., Desmet, M. 2015 Quantifying the dominant sources of sediment in a drained lowland agricultural catchment: The application of a thorium-based particle size correction in sediment fingerprinting. Geomorphology, 250, 271-281.

Gay, A., Cerdan, O., Mardhel, V., Desmet, M. 2015. Application on an index of sediment connectivity in a lowland area. J. Soils Sediments. 3, 1-14.

Dhivert, E., Grosbois, C., Coynel, A., Lefèvre, I., Desmet, M. 2015. Influences of major flood sediment inputs on sedimentary and geochemical signals archived in a reservoir core (Upper Loire Basin, France). Catena 126, 75–85.

Dhivert, E., Grosbois, C., Rodrigues, S., Desmet, M. 2015. Influence of fluvial environments on sediment archiving processes and temporal pollutant dynamics (Upper Loire River, France). Sci. Tot. Env. 505, 121-136

  • PhD students supervision
1998-2001 V. Lignier, Lacustrine sediments and paleosismicity records
2000-2003 F. Arnaud, Climatic and anthropic signature of holocene sediments f
2002-2005 J. Nomade, Chronology and sedimentology of Annecy Lake infill
2003-2006 A.S. Perroux. Endokarstic characterisation of sedimentary deposits
2011-2014 E. Dhivert, Metallic contamination archiving in the Loire basin
2011-2015 A. Foucher, Source to sink sediment processes in an lowland catchment
2011-2015 A. Gay, Landscape connectivity of the Loire basin
2014-2016 F. Degan, Soil resilience in agricultural lowlands area
2015-2018 SP Saravanan, pollution of urban rivers in Chennai