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educator , research oceanographer

Daniel Jacques Cossa, French research oceanographer, educator. French-Canada exchange postdoctoral grant, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1977, North Atlantic Treaty Organization grant University Connecticut, 1989.


Cossa, Daniel Jacques was born on December 24, 1947 in Aubenas, Ardèche, France. Arrived in Canada, 1973 (French and Canada citizen). Son of Noel Cossa and Henriette Girard.


Graduate in pharmacy, University Paris, 1970. Doctor of Science in Marine Biogeochemistry, University Paris, 1987. Doctor Natural Science, University Nantes, France, 1973.


Professor University Quebec, Rimouski, Canada, 1977-1980. Head chemical oceanography Fishers and Oceans Canada, Quebec City, 1980-1985. Director department chemical pollutants French Institute for Exploitation of the Sea/Ifremer, Nantes, since 1985.

Project coordinator Department Environmental, Montreal, Quebec, 1994-1996. Symposia organizer, including Symposium on Model Estuaries.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals including Canada Journal Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Marine Chemistry, chapters to books. Patentee sea water sampler.


Married Anne-Marie Martine Tabard, November 1, 1972. 1 child, Vincent.

Noel Cossa

Henriette Girard

Anne-Marie Martine Tabard

Vincent Cossa