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researcher , nuclear scientist

Jean Jouzel, French nuclear scientist, researcher. Co-recipient Philip Morris award for Climatology, 1992. Member Academia Europaea, American Geophysical Society, European Geophysical Society.

Background

Jouzel, Jean was born on March 5, 1947 in Janze, France. Son of Jean Marie and Marie Ange (Denis) Jouzel.

Education

Engineer in Chemistry, Ecole Superieure Chimie Industrial, Lyon, France, 1968. Doctor Physical Sciences, Faculte de'Orsay, Paris, 1974.

Career

He is an authority on major climatic shifts based on his analysis of Antarctic and Greenland ice. He has spent his research career in CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique) which is the French nuclear public organization. In 1991 he became vice president of LMCE which is a CEA laboratory dedicated to environment and climate.

In 1995 research director. In 1998 director of climate research of LSCE which resulted from the fusion of LMCE with another environmental research laboratory. From 2001 to 2008 director of IPSL (Institut Pierre Simon Laplace) which is a major federative laboratory on climate research in Paris region, including CEA LSCE.

Achievements

  • He received with Claude Lorius the CNRS gold medal, the highest French scientific award.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Academia Europaea, American Geophysical Society, European Geophysical Society.

Connections

Married Brigitte Yvonne Menand, June 25, 1971. Children: Maud, Jean-Noël.

father:
Jean Marie Jouzel

mother:
Marie Ange (Denis) Jouzel

spouse:
Brigitte Yvonne Menand

children:
Jean-Noël Jouzel

Maud Jouzel