Scientific expeditions

  • Gippsland (Victoria, Australia, Apr. 2018): 1 week as part of the CSIRO Gipssland project - Macrophyte component.
  • Pilbara (Western Australia, Oct. 2015, Mar. 2016, Feb. 2017): 3 x 10 days as part of the Pilbara Marine Conservation Project, Coral reef Health - Macrophyte component.
  • Ningaloo (Western Australia, Oct-Nov. 2014, Mar. 2015, Nov. 2015, Apr. 2016, Nov. 2016): 5 x 10 days as part of the Pilbara Marine Conservation Project, Coral reef Health - Macrophyte component.
  • Juan de Nova (Scattered Islands, Dec. 2013): 10 days for seaweed collection and inventory onboard Antsiva in collaboration with Dr. P. Chabanet (Université de la Réunion) and Dr. M. Zubia (ARVAM, La Réunion) – BIORECIE project.
  • South Africa (throughout 2011-2014): Various field trips of several days along the South and East coasts.
  • Okinawa (May 2013): 2 weeks for collecting Sargassum and other selected taxa samples in collaboration with Pr. Horigushi (University of Sapporo) and Pr. J. Bolton (UCT).
  • Glorieuses (Scattered Island, Dec. 2012): 10 days for seaweed collection and inventory onboard Antsiva in collaboration with Dr. P. Chabanet (Université de la Réunion) and Dr. M. Zubia (ARVAM, La Réunion) – BIORECIE project.
  • Hokkaido (Jul. 2012): 2 weeksfor collecting Sargassum and other selected taxa samples in collaboration with Pr. Horigushi (University of Sapporo) and Pr. J. Bolton (UCT).
  • Madagascar (Jun. 2012): 2 weeks in northern Madagascar for seaweed collection and inventory in collaboration L. Scott (ASCLME project, South Africa) and the NGO Cétamada (Madagascar).
  • Mozambique (Jun. 2012): 1 weeks in Pemba for collecting Sargassum and other selected taxa in collaboration with Pr. S. Bandeira (University of Maputo) and Pr. J. Bolton (UCT).
  • Europa (Scattered Island, Nov. 2011): 10 days for seaweed collection and inventory onboard Antsiva in collaboration with Dr. P. Chabanet (Université de la Réunion) and Dr. M. Zubia (ARVAM, La Réunion) – BIORECIE project.
  • Mauritius (Jun-Jul. 2011): 2 weeks for collecting Sargassum and other selected taxa in collaboration with Dr. R. Bahgooli (University of Mauritius) and Pr. J. Bolton (UCT).
  • Mayotte (May-Jun. 2010): 20 days onboard Tara for seaweed collection and inventory in the context of the Tara Ocean Expeditions.
  • New Caledonia (2004-2010): Various field trips of one to several days throughout the country.
  • Maldives (Baa Atoll, Maldives, May-Jun. 2009): 2 weeks on a dive boat for seaweed collection and inventory in the context of the Maldivian government management plan of Baa atoll’s biodiversity.
  • Moorea biocode project (Moorea, French Polynesia, Oct. 2008): 1 month at the Gump station of Moorea, University of California –Berkeley, for seaweed collection and inventory in the context of barcoding all species of Moorea.
  • Suva (Fiji, May 2007): 2 weeks at the Marine Studies, USP (University of South Pacific), analysis of Sargassum diversity and ecology and study of the phycological collection of SUVA.
  • Santo expedition (Vanuatu, Aug. 2006): 3 weeks at the Luganville Maritime College for seaweed collection and inventory in the context of the MNHN Santo 2006 expedition.
  • Herbarium of the Museums of Lund (LD), Copenhagen (C) and Paris (PC) (Mar.-Apr. 2006), 3 weeks, study of historic collections and type specimens.
  • Iles des Pins (New-Caledonia, Dec. 2005): 2 weeks aboard the Oceanographic Vessel ALIS for seaweed collection and inventory.