Academic staff



Contact details

Université de Nantes 2 rue de la Houssinière 44322 Nantes FRANCE

0251125654 (n° interne : 455654)

Taught academic discipline(s)

  • Remote sensing, Ecology

Research topics

  • I'm part of the team Remote Sensing & Benthic Ecology, with a focus on:
    • Marine optics & ocean color remote sensing,
    • Coastal ecology: Aquaculture & Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Activities / Resume

25. Gernez P, Palmer S, Thomas Y, & Forster R (2021). Editorial: Remote Sensing for Aquaculture.  Front. Mar. Sci. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.638156

24. Palmer S, Barillé L, Kay S, Ciavatta S, Buck B, & Gernez P (2021). Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) growth modelling and indicators for offshore aquaculture in Europe under climate change uncertainty. Aquaculture 532: 736116

23. Zoffoli L, Gernez P, Rosa P, Le Bris A, Brando V, Barillé A-L, Harin N, Peters S, Poser K, Spaias L, Peralta G, & Barillé L (2020). Sentinel-2 remote sensing of Zostera noltei-dominated intertidal seagrass meadows. Remote Sens. Environ. 251: 112020

22. Méléder V, Savelli R, Barnett A, Polseneare P, Gernez P, Cugier P, ... & Lavaud J (2020). Mapping the intertidal microphytobenthos Gross Primary Production. Part I: coupling multispectral remote sensing and physical modelling. Front. Mar. Sci., 7: 520

21. Barillé L, Le Bris A, Goulletquer P, Thomas Y, Glize P, Kane F, Falconer L, Guillotreau P, Trouillet B, Palmer S & Gernez P (2020). Biological, socio-economic, and administrative opportunities and challenges to moving aquaculture offshore for small French oyster-farming companies. Aquaculture, 735045

20. Palmer S, Gernez P, Thomas Y, Simis S, Miller P, Glize P & Barillé L (2020). Remote sensing-driven pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) growth modeling to inform offshore aquaculture site selection. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:802

19. Savelli R, Bertin X, Orvain F, Gernez P, ... & Le Fouest V (2019). Impact of chronic and massive resuspension mechanisms on the microphytobenthos dynamics in a temperate intertidal mudflat. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosciences.

18. Stramski D, Reynolds RA, Gernez P, Röttgers R & Wurl O (2019). Inherent optical properties and particle characteristics of the sea-surface microlayer. Prog. Oceano., 176:102117

17. Thomas Y, Cassou C, Gernez P & Pouvreau S (2018). Oysters as sentinels of climate variability and climate change in coastal ecosystems. Environ. Res. Let., 13: 104009

16. Pernet F, Fuhrmann M, Petton B, Mazurié J, Bouget JF, Fleury E, Daigle G & Gernez P (2018) Determination of risk factors for herpesvirus outbreak in oysters using a broad-scale spatial epidemiology framework. Sci. Rep., 8: 10869

15. Larnicol M, Launeau P, & Gernez P (2018). Using high-resolution airborne data to evaluate MERIS atmospheric correction and intra-pixel variability in nearshore turbid waters. Remote sens., 10: 274

14. Echappé C, Gernez P, Méléder V, Jesus B, Cognie B, Decottignies P, Sabbe K & Barillé L (2018). Satellite remote sensing reveals a positive impact of living oyster reefs on microalgal biofilm development. Biogeosciences, 15: 905–918

13. Gernez P, Doxaran D & Barillé L (2017). Shellfish aquaculture from space: potential of Sentinel2 to monitor tide-driven changes in turbidity, chlorophyll concentration and oyster physiological response at the scale of an oyster farm, Front. Mar. Sci 4: 137

12. Novoa S, Doxaran D, Ody A, Vanhellemont Q, Lafon V, Lubac B & Gernez P (2017). Atmospheric corrections and multi-conditional algorithm for multi-sensor remote sensing of suspended particulate matter in low-to-high turbidity levels coastal waters, Remote Sens., 9

11. Doxaran D, Leymarie E, Nechad B, Dogliotti A, Ruddick K, Gernez P & Knaeps E (2016). Improved correction methods for field measurements of particulate light backscattering in turbid waters, Optics Express, 24: 3615-3637

10. Le Bris A, Rosa P, Lerouxel A, Cognie B, Gernez P, Launeau P, Robin M & Barillé L (2016). Hyperspectral remote sensing of wild oyster reefs, Est. Coast. Shelf Sci., 172: 1-12

9. Thomas Y, Pouvreau S, Alunno-Bruscia M, Barillé L, Gohin F, Bryère P & Gernez P (2016). Global change and climate-driven invasion of the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) along European coasts: a bioenergetics modelling approach, J. Biogeography,  43: 568-579

8. Gernez P, Lafon V, Lerouxel A, Curti C Lubac B, Cerisier S & Barillé L. (2015). Toward Sentinel-2 high resolution remote sensing of suspended particulate matter in very turbid waters: SPOT4 (Take5) experiment in the Loire and Gironde estuaries, Remote Sens., 7: 9507-9528

7. Gernez P, Barillé L, Lerouxel A, Mazeran C, Lucas A & Doxaran D (2014). Remote sensing of suspended particulate matter in turbid oyster farming ecosystems, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119

6. Gernez P, Reynolds RA & Stramski D (2014). Within-day variability of particulate organic carbon and remote-sensing reflectance during a bloom of Phaeocystis antarctica in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Int. J. Remote Sens., 35: 464-477

5. Brito A, Benyoucef I, Jesus B, Brotas V, Gernez P, Mendes CR, Launeau P, Dias MP & Barillé L (2013). Seasonality of microphytobenthos revealed by remote-sensing in a South European estuary, Cont. Shelf Res., 66: 83-91 

4. Dickey et al. (2012). Introduction to the special section on recent advances in the study of optical variability in the near-surface and upper ocean, J. Geophys. Res.Oceans, 117, C00H20

3. Gernez P, Stramski D & Darecki M (2011). Vertical changes in the probability distribution of downward irradiance within the near-surface ocean under sunny conditions, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 116, C00H07

2. Gernez P, Antoine D & Huot Y (2011). Diel cycles of the particulate beam attenuation coefficient under varying trophic conditions in the NW Mediterranean Sea: observations and modeling. Limnol. & Oceanogr., 56: 17-36

1. Gernez P & Antoine D (2009). Field characterization of wave-induced underwater light field fluctuations. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 114, C06025

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