Jean Jouzel

Scientist, Person

1947 –

93

Who is Jean Jouzel?

Jean Jouzel, is a French glaciologist and climatologist. He is a world renowned specialist in major climatic shifts based on his analysis of Antarctic and Greenland ice. He received with Claude Lorius the CNRS gold medal, the highest French scientific award.

He has spent his research career in CEA which is the French nuclear public organization. In 1991 he became vice president of LMCE which is a CEA laboratory dedicated to environment and climate; in 1995 research director; in 1998 director of climate research of LSCE which resulted from the fusion of LMCE with another environmental research laboratory; from 2001 to 2008 director of IPSL which is a major federative laboratory on climate research in Paris region, including CEA LSCE.

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Born
Mar 5, 1947
France
Nationality
  • France
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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