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Soil Science Research Unit


Ingénieur de recherche

Ingénieur de recherches
UR0272 (UR Science du Sol)
INRA - Centre Val de Loire - Site d'Orléans
2163 avenue de la pomme de pin
CS 40001 Ardon
45075 Orléans cedex 2


1984 Diplôme d’Informaticien d’Entreprise de l’Université d’Orléans.
1982 Certificat de Formation professionnelle de Technicien Géomètre Topographe (FPA).
1974 Bac D (Sciences Naturelles).
1972 Lower Certificate in English of the University of Cambridge.

Expérience professionnelle

1993 --- : Ingénieur de Recherches, informaticien et géomaticien à l’Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Unité de Science du Sol d’Orléans.
1984 - 1993 : Ingénieur d’Etudes, informaticien et géomaticien à l’Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Unité de Science du Sol d’Orléans.
1982 - 1983 : Technicien géomètre topographe en cabinet de géomètre expert et travaux publics.
Jusqu’en 1981 : Electromécanicien dans l’industrie.


De 1987 à 2005 : expert auprès du groupe support européen “Soil Information System Development” venant en appui au programme MARS du Centre Commun de Recherche (CCR Ispra).



Depuis 1990 : enseignant SIG et logiciel ArcInfo puis ArcGIS appliqués au domaine de l’environnement, à l’Université d’Orléans, INA-PG, ENSA-M...