Jean-Pierre Gattuso is research director at the Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche, CNRS, and Sorbonne University.

His current research relates to the effects of ocean acidification and warming on marine ecosystems and the services that they provide to society. He also investigates ocean-based solutions to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Jean-Pierre Gattuso led the launch of the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre at the International Atomic Energy Agency. He coedited the first book on ocean acidification (Oxford University Press) and contributed to several IPCC products (AR5, Special Reports on 1.5°C of Warming and on the Ocean and Cryosphere).

He was the Scientific Coordinator of the EPOCA (European Project on Ocean Acidification, 7 institutes from 9 European countries) and the eFOCE (BNP-Paribas Foundation, 7 institutes from Europe and the US) projects. He was a lead author of the Fifth Assessment report of the IPCC.

Jean-Pierre Gattuso is an elected member of the European Academy of Sciences and of Academia Europaea. He is also the Founding President of the European Geosciences Union Biogeosciences Division and the Founding editor-in-chief of the journal Biogeosciences (presently associate editor for the journal).

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Awards

  • Ruth Patrick Award of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (2020)
  • Blaise Pascal Medal in Earth and Environmental Sciences, European Academy of Sciences (2014)
  • Vladimir Vernadsky Medal, European Geosciences Union (2012)
  • Union Service Award, European Geosciences Union (2005)