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Profil de François DE VLEESCHOUWER

DE VLEESCHOUWER François

Email : francois.devleeschouwerSPAMFILTER@ensat.fr

Téléphone / phone: 0033 5 34 32 39 38

Bureau / office : 1231

Institution : CNRS

Statut / status: Chercheur

Adresse professionnelle / address:

EcoLab / Campus Ensat
Avenue de l’Agrobiopole
BP 32607, Auzeville tolosane
31326 Castanet-Tolosan, FRANCE

Site perso / personal website :
http://anr.obs-mip.fr/parad/parad/people/De-Vleeschouwer

Since 2011: CNRS researcher, EcoLab, Toulouse

2010: Post-doctoral fellow: Early diagenesis in lake sediments and peat inorganic geochemistry using XRF analyses on small samples. University of Umeå, Sweden. Supervisor: Richard Bindler.

2009: University contractant:coordination of a multiproxy study of the recent development of a peat bog in Belgium. Station Scientifique des Hautes-Fagnes, Université de Liège (Belgium). Supervisor Louis Leclercq.

2009: Post-doctoral fellow - Marie Curie Actions -Fellowships for the Transfer of Knowledge (ToK) Development Scheme.AbsoluteTime scales andIsotopeStudies for investigating events in Earth and Human history (ATISproject, CONTRACT No: MTKD-CT-2005-029642, Gliwice Absolute Dating Center, Gliwice, Poland). Supervisor: Anna Pazdur

2009: Post-doctoral fellow - Marie Curie Actions– Marie Curie Excellence Grant Project. Understanding the irregularity of seismic cycles: A case study in Turkey. Supervisor: Aurélia Hubert-Ferrari, Royal Observatory of Belgium, Brussels. This two-month job aims to obtain accurate radiocarbon dating by acceleration mass spectrometry on pollen extracts from lake sediments.

2008: Post-doctoral fellow - Marie Curie Actions -Fellowships for the Transfer of Knowledge (ToK) Development Scheme.AbsoluteTime scales andIsotopeStudies for investigating events in Earth and Human history (ATISproject, CONTRACT No: MTKD-CT-2005-029642, Gliwice Absolute Dating Center, Gliwice, Poland). Supervisor: Anna Pazdur

2003-2007: PhD thesis - Heavy metal records in peat. Archives of natural vs. anthropogenic influences -Geochemistry and tephrostratigraphy of peat deposits. Atmosphericdeposits quantification, influence of tephras on geochemical profiles of particlesand pore waters. Study of peat bogs from Belgium, France, Germany, Chile andIceland. Tracing pollution sources using elemental and lead isotopic geochemistryin peat bogs from Belgium, France and Poland. Supervisor: Dr. N. Fagel (ULg),Funding: F.R.I.A. (Belgian National Research Grant for Science).

Main research interests and expertise:

Tracing environmental changes using elemental and isotopic geochemistry in continental archives (peat bogs, lake sediments).

Reconstructing natural and anthropogenic dust fluxes and sources during the Holocene, and assessing the impact of dust on climate and environment.

Understanding the dispersion and impact of mining activities over time.

Research Grants and prices:

2014-2015: International Mobility grant EGIDE-Germaine de Staël to strengthen collaboration with EAWAG and ETH (Zurich, Switzerland) around the investigation of the geochemical paleorecord of Selenium.

2014-2015: International Mobility grant EGIDE-Tournesol to strengthen collaboration with Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) around the investigation of Hf isotopes as potential dust tracers

2012-2013: International Mobility grant from Insitut Polytechnique de Toulouse to strengthen collaboration with Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) around the investigation of peat sequences as archives of early mining impact.

2012-2014: International Mobility grant EcosSud to strengthen collaboration with Cordoba University (Argentina) around the investigation Holocene and actual dust fluxes and sources in South America.

2012-2013: International Mobility grant EGIDE-Tournesol to strengthen collaboration with Gent University (Belgium) around the investigation of river sediments as surrogates for Continental Crust composition.

2011-2015: Young Researcher Grant from Agence Nationale de la Recherche to investigate Holocene dust fluxes and sources in peatlands from Tierra del Fuego.

2011-2012: International Mobility grant from Insitut Polytechnique de Toulouse to strengthen collaboration with Umeå University (Sweden) around the investigation of peat sequences as archives of early mining impact.

2011-2012: International mobility grant from EGIDE to strengthen collaboration with Gent University (Belgium) around the investigation of river sediments from Chilean Patagonia.

2007: Prix Baron Van Ertborn for the best PhD in geology out of Belgium (session 2006-2008).Académie Royale de Belgique, Classe des Sciences(1250€).

Principal Investigator:

- Investigating the paleodust records in Tierra del Fuego (ANR JCJC funding): http://anr.obs-mip.fr/

- Investigating the paleodust record in Amsterdam Island (IPEV funding)

- Comparing paleodust and actual dust records in South Patagonia (EcosSud funding)

Collaborator:

- Investigating the paleoenvironmental changes over the last 2000yrs in Tierra del Fuego (PI: D. Mauquoy, Univ. Aberdeen, UK): http://patagonproject.org/

- Investigating the record of metal contamination in SE Poland (PI: B. Fialkewicz, Univ. Poznan, Poland)

- The fate of contaminants in mountainous environment and specifically the Pyrénées mountains (PI: G. Le Roux, EcoLab)

- The fate of dust and contaminant in SW India (PI. Prof. Sukumar & Sajeev, IISc Bangalore, India)

PhD projects:

- Incorporation and preservation of geochemical fingerprints in peat archives (collaboration with R. Bindler and J. Klaminder, EMG, Umea Univ, Sweden) - Defended January 2014.

- The fate of paleodust in West Canada and its impact on continental environment (collaboration with M. Garneau, UQAM-GEOTOP)

Member of the Master 2 H2SE Jury (INPT Toulouse)

Supervision of numerous M1 and M2 students from the INPT (H2SE) and the UPS (ESE, Ecologie)

Main/Recent publications

Publication Type Ranking Number
International peer reviewed journals 1st author 14
  co-author 22
National journals 1st author 1
  co-author 4
International conferences 1st author 34
  co-author 53
National conferences 1st author 10
  co-author 7
Book chapters and guest editorials   4
Work submitted and in preparation   2
Miscellaneous   3

Full publication list available at: http://scholar.google.fr/citations?user=m6QqvT4AAAAJ&hl=fr

Selected publications:

Pratte S., Garneau M. and De Vleeschouwer F.(2017). Increased atmospheric dust deposition during tge Neoglacial in a boreal peat bog from North-Eastern Canada.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology469 : 34-46.

De Vleeschouwer F.,Vanneste H., Mauquoy D., Piotroswka N., Torrejon F., Roland T., Stein A. and Le Roux G. (2015). Emissions from pre-Hispanic metallurgy in the South American atmosphere. PLOS ONE http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0111315

Vanneste H., De Vleeschouwer F., Martinez-Cortizas A., von Scheffer C., Piotrowska N., Coronato A. and Le Roux G. (2015). Late-glacial elevated dust deposition linked to westerly wind shifts in southern South America.Nature Scientific Reports5, 11670, doi:10.1038/srep11670

De Vleeschouwer F., Ferrat M., McGowan H., Vanneste H. and Weiss D. (2014). Extracting paleodust information from peat geochemistry.PAGES Magazine: Past Global Changes Magazine 22 (2), 88-89

Le Roux G., Fagel N. Krachler M., Debaille V., Stille P.,De Vleeschouwer F.,Mattielli N., van der Knaap P., van Leeuwen J. and Shotyk W. (2012). Volcano- and climate-driven changes in atmospheric dust sources and fluxes since the Late Glacial in Central Europe.Geology40, 335-338.

2016-2017: Understanding the relationships between bacteriae and atmospheric dust particles on a transboundary transport aspect.

2011-2015: Investigating the paleodust records in Tierra del Fuego (ANR JCJC funding): http://anr.obs-mip.fr/

2014-2016: Investigating the paleodust record in Amsterdam Island (IPEV funding)

2016-2015: Comparing paleodust and actual dust records in South Patagonia (EcosSud funding)

2011-2014: Investigating the paleoenvironmental changes over the last 2000yrs in Tierra del Fuego (PI: D. Mauquoy, Univ. Aberdeen, UK): http://patagonproject.org/

2012-2015: Investigating the record of metal contamination in SE Poland (PI: B. Fialkewicz, Univ. Poznan, Poland)

2012-2016: The fate of paleodust in West Canada and its impact on continental environment (collaboration with M. Garneau, UQAM-GEOTOP)

2011- : The fate of contaminants in mountainous environment and specifically the Pyrénées mountains (PI: G. Le Roux, EcoLab)

2013- : The fate of dust and contaminant in SW India (PI. Prof. Sukumar & Sajeev, IISc Bangalore, India)

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