TitulaireSection 1Directeur de Recherche 1ère classe au CNRS
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Directeur de Recherche 1ère classe au CNRS
18 septembre 1965
Correspondant, Titulaire
16 juin 2016
25 septembre 2020
Bureau, section Commission et groupe de travail


Section 1
Notice biographique

Cathy Clerbaux is a senior scientist at CNRS and works at LATMOS/IPSL. She is also a visiting professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles, as well as an affiliate scientist at NCAR, Colorado. She has a background of spectroscopist (Master in Physics, and PhD 1993 from the ULB, and after a post-doc with the French Spatial Agency she got a position at CNRS in 1995. She is internationally recognized as an expert in satellite remote sensing for the study of atmospheric composition changes. She is involved in the conception of satellite missions, with contributions on the definition of the instrument, on the development of processing algorithms and on scientific exploitation of millions of measurements. She has been working with the CNES on the IASI/Metop-A and Metop-B missions, as well as a PI for the IASI-next generation mission.

ERC-advanced grant 2016 (CNRS & ULB) + Chevalier de la LH + Médaille d'Argent du CNRS (Mars 2021)

She is the author or co-author of 180 peer reviewed rank A publications on spectroscopy, trace gases retrieval algorithms, validation experiments, data assimilation, analysis of pollution events and of climate impacts.