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paleontologist , researcher

Serge Legendre, French paleontologist, researcher. Achievements include research in method of cenogram: analysis of mammalian communities; research in dating of fossil mammalian localities with numerical ages using evolutionary body size changes; research in paleotemperature estimating methods using rodents species.

Background

Legendre, Serge was born on July 25, 1953 in Saarbrucken, Saarland, Germany. Son of Roland Legendre and Gisela Baums.

Education

Bachelor, Lycée Joffre, France, 1972. Chirurgien Dentiste, Faculté de Chirurgie Dentaire, France, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Dentistry, Faculté de Chirurgie Dentaire, France, 1979.

Licence et Maitrise de Biologie Animale, University Montpellier II, France, 1979. Diplome d'Etude Approfondie, University Montpellier II, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Montpellier II, 1983.

Doctor of Science Habilitation, University Montpellier II, 1988.

Career

Fellow DGRST, University Montpellier II, Montpellier, 1981—1983, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Mainz, Germany, 1985—1987. Chargé de recherche United Medical Resources National Center for Scientific Research 5554, University Montpellier II, 1988—1996. Associate researcher Museum paleontology, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1990—1990.

Chargé de recherche United Medical Resources National Center for Scientific Research 5125, University Lyon, Villeurbanne, France, 1997—2006, director de recherche, since 2006. Co-editor Palaeovertebrata, Montpellier, 1988—1996. Assistant director United Medical Resources 5125 Paléoenvironnements et Paléobiosphère, University Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, since 1999.

Chief editor Geobios, Lyon, France, 1999—2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in method of cenogram: analysis of mammalian communities. Research in dating of fossil mammalian localities with numerical ages using evolutionary body size changes. Research in paleotemperature estimating methods using rodents species.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Congrès BiochroM'97, Montpellier, Mammalian evolutiuonary paleoecology. Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Member of Am Chemical Society, Society Vertebrate Paleontology, Association Paléontologique Française, Cnf - Inqua, Society d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse.

Connections

Married Corinne Herrault, July 7, 2000.

father:
Roland Legendre

mother:
Gisela Baums

spouse:
Corinne Herrault