Dr. Geneviève Lacroix

Researcher Ecosystem Modelling
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Key Publications
S. G. Vandamme, Maes, G. E. , Raeymakers, J. A. , Cottenie, K. , Imsland, A. K. , Hellemans, B. , Lacroix, G. , E Aoidh, M. , Martinsohn, J. T. , P, M. , Robbens, J. , Vilas, R. , and Volckaert, F. A. , Regional environmental pressure influences population differentiation in turbot (Scophthalmus maximus)., Molecular Ecology, vol. 23, pp. 618-636, 2014.
G. Lacroix, Maes, G. E. , Bolle, L. J. , and Volckaert, F. A. M. , Modelling dispersal dynamics of the early life stages of a marine flatfish (Solea solea L.)., Journal of Sea Research, vol. 84, pp. 13-25, 2013.
H. Lenhart, Mills, D. , Baretta-Bekker, H. , van Leeuwen, S. , van der Molen, J. , Baretta, J. , Blaas, M. , Desmit, X. , Kühn, W. , Lacroix, G. , Los, H. , Ménesguen, A. , Neves, R. , Proctor, R. , Ruardij, P. , Skogen, M. , Vanhoutte-Brunier, A. , Villars, M. , and Wakelin, S. , Predicting the consequences of nutrient reduction on the eutrophication status of the North Sea., Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 81, pp. 148-170, 2010.
G. Lacroix, Ruddick, K. , Park, Y. - J. , Gypens, N. , and Lancelot, C. , Validation of the 3D biogeochemical model MIRO&CO with field nutrient and phytoplankton data and MERIS-derived surface chlorophyll a images., Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 64, pp. 66-88, 2007.
Key Projects
AMORE-III, Belgian Science Policy (2007-2008 & 2009-2010). Advanced MOdeling and Research on Eutrophication: Combined effects of hydroclimate and human activities on the coastal ecosystem.

FishConnect , Research Foundation - Flanders, FWO (2013-2016). Modeling and prediction of the impact of the interaction between oceanographical and biological factors on larval recruitment and population connectivity in flatfish.

EMoSEM, EU-FP7, ERANET Seas-era, Belgian Science Policy (2013-2014). Ecosystem Models as Support to Eutrophication Management in the North Atlantic Ocean.

 

Professional experiences

01/10/2002 > ongoing: Scientific collaborator

RBINS

02/10/1995 > 30/09/2002: Research assistant (50%) / Contractual researcher (50%)

Université de Liège (ULg), Belgique / Communauté Française de Belgique

01/03/1992 > 30/06/1995: PhD Researcher

EU Pierre et Marie Curie Fellowship, LOV, Villefranche-sur-mer, France

01/09/1990 > 29/02/1992: Research assistant

Université de Liège (ULg), Belgique
Academic training

01/03/1992 > 28/09/1998: PhD in Biological Oceanography and Marine Environment (EU Label)

Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, France

01/03/1992 > 28/09/1998: PhD in Sciences

Université de Liège (ULg), Belgium

01/09/1989 > 20/06/1990: European DEA in Marine Environment Modelling

Université de Liège (ULg), Belgium

01/09/1985 > 08/09/1989: Master in Physics

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium

01/09/1987 > 08/09/1989: Aggregation for the Superior Secondary School

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium

2014

S. G. Vandamme, Maes, G. E. , Raeymakers, J. A. , Cottenie, K. , Imsland, A. K. , Hellemans, B. , Lacroix, G. , E Aoidh, M. , Martinsohn, J. T. , P, M. , Robbens, J. , Vilas, R. , and Volckaert, F. A. , Regional environmental pressure influences population differentiation in turbot (Scophthalmus maximus)., Molecular Ecology, vol. 23, pp. 618-636, 2014.

2013

G. Lacroix, Maes, G. E. , Bolle, L. J. , and Volckaert, F. A. M. , Modelling dispersal dynamics of the early life stages of a marine flatfish (Solea solea L.)., Journal of Sea Research, vol. 84, pp. 13-25, 2013.

2011

N. Gypens, Lacroix, G. , Lancelot, C. , and Borges, A. , Seasonal and inter-annual variability of air-sea CO2 fluxes and seawater carbonate chemistry in the Southern Bight of the North Sea., Progress in Oceanography, vol. 88, pp. 59-77, 2011.
S. Arndt, Lacroix, G. , Gypens, N. , Regnier, P. , and Lancelot, C. , Nutrient dynamics and phytoplankton development along an estuary-coastal zone continuum: A model study., Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 84, pp. 49-66, 2011.
D. Sirjacobs, Alvera-Azcárate, A. , Barth, A. , Lacroix, G. , Park, Y. - J. , Nechad, B. , Ruddick, K. , and Beckers, J. - M. , Cloud filling of ocean color and sea surface temperature remote sensing products over the Southern North Sea by the Data Interpolating Empirical Orthogonal Functions methodology., Journal of Sea Research, vol. 65, pp. 114-130, 2011.
D. Sirjacobs, Alvera-Azcárate, A. , Barth, A. , Lacroix, G. , Park, Y. - J. , Nechad, B. , Ruddick, K. , and Beckers, J. - M. , Cloud filling of ocean color and sea surface temperature remote sensing products over the Southern North Sea by the Data Interpolating Empirical Orthogonal Functions methodology., Journal of Sea Research, vol. 65, pp. 114-130, 2011.

2010

M. Savina, Lacroix, G. , and Ruddick, K. , Modelling the transport of common sole larvae in the Southern North Sea: influence of hydrodynamics and larval vertical movements., Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 81, pp. 86-98, 2010.
Y. - J. Park, Ruddick, K. , and Lacroix, G. , Detection of Algal Blooms in European waters based on satellite chlorophyll data from MERIS and MODIS., International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 31, pp. 6567-6583, 2010.
H. Lenhart, Mills, D. , Baretta-Bekker, H. , van Leeuwen, S. , van der Molen, J. , Baretta, J. , Blaas, M. , Desmit, X. , Kühn, W. , Lacroix, G. , Los, H. , Ménesguen, A. , Neves, R. , Proctor, R. , Ruardij, P. , Skogen, M. , Vanhoutte-Brunier, A. , Villars, M. , and Wakelin, S. , Predicting the consequences of nutrient reduction on the eutrophication status of the North Sea., Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 81, pp. 148-170, 2010.

2009

G. Lacroix, McCloghrie, P. , Huret, M. , and North, E. , Hydrodynamic models., in Manual of Recommended Practices for Modelling Physical – Biological Interactions during Fish Early Life, E. W. North, Gallego, A. , and Petitgas, andP. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, 2009, pp. 3-8}, 'issn' = {'1017 \xe2\x80\x93 6195'.
C. Paris, Irisson, J. - O. , Lacroix, G. , Fiksen, Ø. , Leis, J. , and Mullon, C. , Application 2: Connectivity., in Manual of Recommended Practices for Modelling Physical – Biological Interactions during Fish Early Life, E. W. North, Gallego, A. , and Petitgas, P. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, 2009, pp. 63-76}, 'issn' = {'1017 \xe2\x80\x93 6195'.
D. Sirjacobs, Alvera-Azcárate, A. , Barth, A. , Park, Y. - J. , Nechad, B. , Lacroix, G. , Ruddick, K. , and Beckers, J. - M. , Uses of DINEOF algorithm (Data interpolation with Empirical Orthogonal Functions) for reconstruction and analysis of incomplete satellite databases over the North Sea and the Mediterranean, synthesis from the RECOLOUR project., in Earth Observation Days, Maaseik (Belgium), 28 April 2009, 2009.
D. Sirjacobs, Alvera-Azcárate, A. , Barth, A. , Lacroix, G. , Park, Y. - J. , Nechad, B. , Ruddick, K. , and Beckers, J. - M. , Reconstruction of complete space-time surface chlorophyll a (chl), total suspended matter (TSM) and sea temperature (SST) over the North Sea with monovariate and multivariate exploitations of the data interpolating empirical orthogonal functions method., in Book of abstracts An overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists{'} Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. Oostende, 27 November 2009, 2009.

2007

G. Lacroix, Ruddick, K. , Park, Y. - J. , Gypens, N. , and Lancelot, C. , Validation of the 3D biogeochemical model MIRO&CO with field nutrient and phytoplankton data and MERIS-derived surface chlorophyll a images., Journal of Marine Systems, vol. 64, pp. 66-88, 2007.
N. Gypens, Lacroix, G. , and Lancelot, C. , Causes of variability in diatom and Phaeocystis blooms in Belgian coastal waters between 1989 and 2003: A model study., Journal of Sea Research, vol. 57, pp. 19-35, 2007.

2006

K. Ruddick and Lacroix, G. , Hydrodynamics and meteorology of the Belgian Coastal zone., in Current status of Eutrophication in the Belgian Coastal Zone, R. V., C., L. , and D., C. Brussels: Presses Universitaires de Bruxelles, 2006, pp. 1-15.
C. Lancelot, Lacroix, G. , Gypens, N. , and Ruddick, K. , Ecological modelling as a scientific tool for assessing eutrophication and mitigation strategies for Belgian coastal waters., in Current status of Eutrophication in the Belgian Coastal Zone, R. V., C., L. , and D., C. Brussels: Presses Universitaires de Bruxelles, 2006, pp. 91-110.

2005

C. Lancelot, Spitz, Y. , Gypens, N. , Ruddick, K. , Becquevort, S. , Rousseau, V. , Lacroix, G. , and Billen, G. , Modelling diatom and Phaeocystis blooms and nutrient cycles in the Southern Bight of the North Sea: the MIRO model., Marine Ecological Progress Series, vol. 289, pp. 63-78, 2005.

2004

G. Lacroix, Ruddick, K. , Ozer, J. , and Lancelot, C. , Modelling the impact of the Scheldt and Rhine/Meuse plumes on the salinity distribution in Belgian waters (Southern North Sea)., Journal of Sea Research, vol. 52, pp. 149-163, 2004.
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