nom_organisme nom_organisme nom_organisme nom_organisme
vimeux.jpg

Francoise Vimeux

Evolution du climat
Glaces, continents, isotopes...

tel.jpg 01.69.08.57.71
fax.png 0169087716
email.gif

Fonction

Directrice de Recherche à l'IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement)

Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement & Laboratoire HydroSciences Montpellier

Sujet de recherche

Variabilité climatique dans les régions tropicales et subtropicales à partir de l'étude des isotopes stables de l'eau

CV

- Depuis 2013, Directrice de recherche à l'IRD

- 2011, Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Météorologie, Océanographie et Physique de l'Environnement, Université Versailles-Saint Quentin en Yvelines.

- Depuis 2001, Chercheur à l'IRD

- 1999, Doctorat de l’université Paris 7, mention très honorable avec les félicitations du jury. Sujet de thèse : Variations de l’excès en deuterium en Antarctique au cours des 400 000 dernières années : implications climatiques. Directeur de thèse : Jean Jouzel

Prix

- Prix collectif La Recherche, mention prix du ministère, 2006

- Grand Prix Etienne Roth, Académie des Sciences, 2002 (avec Valérie Masson-Delmotte)

- Prix André Prud'homme, Société Météorologique de France/Météo France, 2001

Direction d'équipe

2012-2016, Responsable de l'équipe GLACCIOS (Glaces et Continents, Climats et Isotopes Stables) au LSCE

Administration de la recherche

- Présidente du Programme inter-organisme LEFE (Les Enveloppes Fluides et l'Environnement) géré par le CNRS-INSU (2015-)

- Présidente du Conseil Scientifique IMAGO (Interactions multiples dans l'atmosphère, la glace et l'océan) du programme inter-organisme LEFE géré par le CNRS-INSU (2011-2015)

- Membre nommé du Groupe de Travail "Sciences de l'Eau" de l'Alliance Allenvi (Alliance Nationale d Recherche pour l'Environnement) (2013-)

Coordination de projets

- Projet ISOTROPIC (Apport des isotopes stables de l'eau pour l'évaluation et la compréhension des changements de précipitation passés et futurs), ANR Blanc, 2013-2016.

- Projet YOUPI (Mesure en continue de la composition isotopique de la vapeur d'eau et de la précipitation à NiameY (Niger): vers une meilleure compréhension de la mousson africaine et de l'OUtil "isotopes stables de l'eau" dans les régions troPIcales), INSU LEFE-EVE, 2011-2013.

- Projet SANVALLOR (Forages dans les glaciers de Patagonie: trait d'union entre les Andes centrales et l'Antarctique), ANR Blanc, 2006-2011.

- (Co-responsable avec S. Bony, LMD-IPSL) Projet Etude et modélisation des isotopes stables de l'eau en région tropicale, IPSL, 2007.

- Projet Amancay 2 (Variabilité climatique interannuelle à décennale en Amérique du Sud tropicale: variabilité régionale ou grande échelle ? Vers une approche fédératrice), INSU LEFE-EVE, 2006-2008.

- Projet Amancay (Variabilité climatique interannuelle à décennale en Amérique du Sud tropicale: variabilité régionale ou grande échelle ? Vers une approche fédératrice), INSU PNEDC, 2004-2006.

Enseignement/Conférence

- Intervention dans les Masters "Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes, Environnement" et "Ecologie-Biogéosciences" de l'Université Paris 7.

- Nombreuses conférences grand public

Publications scientifiques

2016

- Lavergne A., Daux V., Villalba R., Pierre M., Stievenard M., Vimeux F., Srur A-M., Are the oxygen isotopic compositions of Fitzroya cupressoides and Nothofagus pumilio cellulose promising proxies for climate reconstructions in northern Patagonia?, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2015JG003260, 2016.

2015

- Quesada B., Sylvestre F., Vimeux F., Black J., Paillès C., Sonzogni C., Alexandre A., Blard P-H., Tonetto A., Mazur J-C., Bruneton H., Impact of Bolivian paleolake evaporation on the delta O-18 of the Andean glaciers during the last deglaciation (18.5-11.7 ka): diatom-inferred delta O-18 values and hydro-isotopic modeling, Quaternary Sciences Reviews, 120,  10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.04.022, 2015.

- Okazaki A., Satoh Y., Tremoy G., Vimeux F., Scheepmaker R., Yoshimura K., Interannual variability of isotopic composition in water vapor over western Africa and its relationship to ENSO, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10.5194/acp-15-3193-2015, 2015.

2014

- Abram N.J., Mulvaney R., Vimeux F., Phipps S.J., Turner J., England M.H., Strengthening of the Southern Annular Mode over the past sixt centuries, Nature Geosciences, doi:10.1038/nclimate2235, 2014.

- Tremoy G., Vimeux F., Soumana S., Souley I., Risi C., Favreau G. , Oi M., Documentation of convective processes along rain systems from the isotopic com position of near-surface water vapor and precipitation in Niamey (Niger) during the 2010, 2011 and 2012 West African monsoon periods, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD020968, 2014.

- Benetti M., Reverdin G., Pierre C., Merlivat L., Risi C., Steen-Larsen H-C., Vimeux F., Deuterium excess in marine water vapor: dependency on relative humidity and surface wind speed during evaporation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 584-593, doi:10.1002/2013JD020535, 2014.

2013

- Abram N.J., Mulvaney R., Wolff E.W., Triest J., Kipfstuhl S., Trusel L.D., Vimeux F., Fleet L., Arrowsmith C., Warming and associated ice melt on the Antarctic Peninsula during the last millennium, Nature Geosciences, doi:10.1038/NGEO1787, 2013.

- Risi C., Landais A., Winkler R., Vimeux F., What controls the spatio-temporal distribution of D-excess and 17O-excess in precipitation? A general circulation model study, Climate of the Past, 9, 2173-2193, 2013.

- Jouzel J., Delaygue G., Landais A., Masson-Delmotte V., Risi C, Vimeux F., Water isotopes as tools to document oceanic sources of precipitation, Water Ressource Research, 49, 7469-7486, 2013.

2012

- Tremoy G., Vimeux F., Mayaki S., Souley I., Cattani O., Risi C., Favreau G., Oï M., A 1-year long d18O record of water vapor in Niamey (Niger) reveals insightful atmospheric processes at different timescales, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L08805, doi:10.1029/2012GL051298, 2012.

2011

- Vimeux F., Maignan F., Reutenauer C., Evaluation of cloudiness over Monte San Valentin (Northern Patagonia Icefield) from 2000 to 2008 using MODIS observations: implications for paleoclimate investigations from ice cores, Journal of Glaciology, 57, 221-230, 2011.

- Masson-Delmotte V., Buiron D., Ekaykin A., Frezzotti M., Gallée H., Jouzel J., Krinner G., Landais A., Motoyama H., Oerter H., Pol K., Pollard D.,  Ritz C., Schlosser E., Sime L.C. , Sodemann H., Stenni B., Uemura R., Vimeux F., A comparison of the Present and Last Interglacial periods in six Antarctic ice cores, Climate of the Past, 7, 397-423, 2011.

- Vimeux F., Tremoy G., Risi C., Gallaire R., A strong control of the South American SeeSaw on the intra-seasonal variability of the isotopic composition of precipitation in the Bolivian Andes, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 307, 47-58 2011.

- Tremoy G., Vimeux F., Cattani O., Mayaki S., Souley I., Favreau G., Water vapor isotope ratios measurements with Wavelength-Scanned Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (WS-CRDS) technology: new insights and important caveats for deuterium excess measurements in tropical areas in comparison with isotope-ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS), Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry, 25, 3469-3480, 2011.

- Blard P.-H., Tripati A.K., Sylvestre F., Claude C., Causse C., Coudrain A., Condom T., J.-L. Seidel J.-L., Vimeux F., Moreau C., Dumoulin J.-P., Eiler J.M., Rouchy J.-M., Lavé J., Lake highstands on the Altiplano (Tropical Andes) contemporaneous with Heinrich 1 and the Younger Dryas: new insights from 14C, U-Th dating and 47 paleothermometry, Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, 3973-3989, 2011.

2010

- Risi C., Bony S., Vimeux F., Chong M., Descroix L., Evolution of the water stable isotopic composition of the rain sampled along Sahelian sqall lines, Quaterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 136, 227-242, doi: 10.1002/qj.485, 2010.

- Risi C., Landais A., Bony S., Jouzel J., Masson-Delmotte V., Vimeux F., Understanding the 17O-excess glacial-interglacial variations in Vostok precipitation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D10112, doi:10.1029/2008JD011535, 2010.

- Risi C., Bony S., Vimeux F., Jouzel J., Water stable isotopes in the LMDZ4 General Circulation Model: model evaluation for present day and past climates and applications to climatic interpretation of tropical isotopic records, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D12118, doi:10.1029/2009JD013255, 2010.

- Antico A., Marchal O., Mysak L.A., Vimeux F., Deuterium excess in polar ice: insight from a zonally averaged ocean-atmosphere model, Journal of Climate, 23, 4841-4855, 2010.

- Landais A., Risi C., Bony S., Vimeux F., Descroix L., Falourd S., Bouygues A., Combined measurements of 17Oexcess and d-excess in African monsoon precipitation: implications for evaluating convective parameterizations, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 298, 104-112, 2010.

- Risi C., Bony S., Vimeux F., Frankenberg C., Noone D., Worden J., Understanding the Sahelian water budget through the isotopic composition of water vapor and precipitation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, D24110, doi:10.1029/2010JD014690, 2010.

2009

- Vimeux F., Ginot P., Schwikowski M., Vuille M., Hoffmann G., Thompson L.G., Schotterer U, Climate variability during the last 1000 years inferred from Andean ice cores: a review of methodology and recent results, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 281, 229-241, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.03.054, 2009.

2008

- Villacis M., Vimeux F., Taupin J-D., Analysis of the climate controls on the isotopic composition of precipitation (d18O) at Nuevo Rocafuerte (74,5°W; 0,9°S; 250m) Ecuador, Compte Rendu de Géosciences, 340, doi:10.1016/j.crte.2007.11.003, 1-9, 2008.

- Masson-Delmotte V., Hou S., Ekaykin A., Jouzel J., Aristarain A., Bernardo R.T., Bromwhich D., Cattani O., Delmotte M., Falourd S., Frezzotti M., Gallée H., Genoni L., Isaksson E., Landais A., Helsen M., Hoffmann G., Lopez J., Morgan V., Motoyama M., Noone D., Oerter H., Petit J.R., Royer A., Uemura R., Schmidt G.A., Schlosser E., Simões J.C., Steig E.J., Stenni B., Stievenard M., van den Broeke M., van de Wal  R., van den Berg W.J, Vimeux F., White J.W.C., A review of Antarctic surface snow isotopic composition: observations,  atmospheric circulation and isotopic modelling, Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/2007JCLI2139.1, 3359-3387, 2008.

- Vimeux F., de Angelis M., Ginot P., Magand O., Pouyaud B., Casassa G., Johnsen S., Falourd S., A promising location in Patagonia for paleoclimate and environmental reconstructions revealed by a shallow firn core from Monte San Valentin (Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile), Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D16118, doi:10.1029/2007JD009502, 2008.

- Bony S., Risi C., Vimeux F., Influence of convective processes on the isotopic composition (d18O and dD) of precipitation and water vapor in the Tropics, Part 1: Radiative-Convective equilibrium and TOGA-COARE simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D19305, doi:10.1029/2008JD009942, 2008.

- Risi C., Bony S., Vimeux F., Influence of convective processes on the isotopic composition (d18O and dD) of precipitation and water vapor in the Tropics, Part 2: physical interpretation of the amount effect, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D19306, doi:10.1029/2008JD009943, 2008.

- Risi C., Bony S., Vimeux F., Descroix L., Boubacar I., Lebreton E., Mamadou I., Sultan B., What controls the isotopic composition of the African monsoon precipitation ? Insights from event-based precipitation collected during the 2006 AMMA field campaign, Geophysical Research Letters 35, L24808, doi:10.1029/2008GL035920, 2008.

2007

- Jouzel J., Stiévenard M., Johnsen S.J., Landais A., Masson-Delmotte V., Sveinbjornsdottir A., Vimeux F., von Grafenstein U. and White J.W.C., The GRIP deuterium excess record, Quaternary Science Review, 26, 1-17, 2007.

- Kawamura K. , Parrenin F., Lisiecki L., Uemura R., Vimeux F., Severinghaus J.P., Hutterli M.A., Nakazawa T., Aoki S., Jouzel J., Raymo M.E., Matsumoto K., Nakata H., Motoyama H., Fujii Y., Watanabe O., Northern Hemisphere forcing of climatic cycles over the past 360, 000 years implied by absolute dating of Antarctic ice cores, Nature, 448, doi:10.1038, 912-917, 2007.

- Sturm K., Vimeux F., and Krinner G., The South American monsoon recorded in stable water isotopes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, D20118, doi:10.1029/2006JD008298, 2007.

2005

- Jouzel J., Masson-Delmotte V., Stiévenard M., Landais A., Vimeux F., Johnsen S.J., Sveinbjornsdottir and White J.W.C., Rapid deuterium excess changes in Greenland ice cores: a link between the ocean and the atmosphere, CRAS, 337, 957-969, 2005.

- Daux V., Lécuyer C., Adam F., Martineau F. and Vimeux F., Oxygen isotope composition of human teeth and the record of climate changes in France (Lorraine) during the last 1700 years, Climatic Change, 70, 445-464, 2005.

- Vimeux F., Gallaire R., Bony S., Hoffmann G., Chiang. J. and Fuertes R. , What are the climate controls on isotopic composition (dD) of precipitation in Zongo Valley (Bolivia) ? Implications for the Illimani ice core interpretation, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 240, 205-220, 2005.

2004

- Loutre M-F., Paillard D., Vimeux F., Cortijo E., Does mean annual insolation have the potential to change climate ?, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 221, 1-14, 2004.

2003

-Jouzel J., Vimeux F., Caillon N., Delaygue G., Hoffmann G., Masson-Delmote V. and Parrenin F., Temperature reconstruction from antarctic ice cores, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, D12, 4361-4372, 2003

2002

- Souchez R., Petit J.R., Jouzel J., Simoes J., de Angelis M., Lipenkov V., Stievenard M. Vimeux F., Sleewaegen S. and Lorrain R., Highly deformed basal ice in the Vostok core, Antarctica, Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 101029-101033, 2002.

- Vimeux F., Cuffey K.M. and Jouzel J, New insights into Southern Hemisphere temperature changes from Vostok ice cores using deuterium excess correction over the last 420, 000 years, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 203, 829-843, 2002.

2001

- Vimeux F., Masson V., Jouzel J., Petit J., Steig E., Stievenard M., Vaikmae R. and White J.W.C., Holocene hydrological cycle changes in southern hemisphere documented in Antarctic deuterium excess records, Climate Dynamics, 17/7, 503-513, 2001.

- Cuffey K.M. and Vimeux F., Covariation of carbon dioxide and temperature from the Vostok ice core after deuterium excess correction, Nature, 412, 523-527, 2001.

- Vimeux F., Masson V., Delaygue G., Jouzel J., Stievenard M. and Petit J-R., A 420 000 year deuterium excess record from East Antarctica : information on past changes in the origin of precipitation at Vostok, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, D23, 31863-31874, 2001.

- Yiou P., Vimeux F. and Jouzel J., Ice-Age variability from the Vostok deuterium and deuterium excess records, Journal of Geophysical Research, 106, D23, 31875-31884, 2001.

2000

- Mazaud A., Vimeux F., Jouzel J., Short-termed fluctuations in Antarctica isotope record : a link with cold events in the North Atlantic ?, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 177, 219-225, 2000.

- Masson V., Vimeux F. , Jouzel J., Morgan V., Delmotte M., Ciais P., Hammer C., Johnsen S., Lipenkov V.Y., Petit J.R., Steig E., Stievenard M. and Vaikmae R., Holocene climate variability in Antarctica based on 11 ice-core isotopic records, Quaternary Research, 54, 348-358, 2000.

1999

- Vimeux F., Masson V., Jouzel J., Stievenard M. and Petit J-R., Glacial-interglacial changes in ocean surface conditions in the Southern Hemisphere, Nature, 398, 410-413, 1999.

- Desboeufs K.V., Losno R., Vimeux F. and Cholby S., The pH-dependent dissolution of wind-transported Saharan dust, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 21287-21299, 1999.

- Jouzel J., Petit J.R., Souchez R., Barkov N.I., Lipenkov V., Raynaud D., Stievenard M., Vassiliev N., Verbeke V. and Vimeux F., More than 200 m of lake ice above subglacial lake Vostok, Antarctica, Science, 286, 2138-2141, 1999.

Direction d'ouvrage

Springer, Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research Series (DPER): Past climate variability from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene in South America and surrounding regions (Focus on local and large scale teleconnexions). Edited by F. Vimeux (IRD/LSCE), F. Sylvestre (IRD/CEREGE) and M. Khodri (IRD), XVII, 418 p. 106 illus., 61 in color., Hardcover, ISBN: 978-90-481-2671-2, 2009.

Retour en haut