Biosketch

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Scientific field : palaeoenvironment, palaeoclimate, palaeoecosystems, Pleistocene, Mediterranean Middle East
Disciplinary field : palaeoecology, ecology & geosciences

Summary of professional achievements

1 - Researches
My researches focus on the palaeoclimatic, palaeoecological and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of environments of the Palaeoarctic world for the last 3 Ma in. I first worked on the question of the last glaciation in the French mountain, them on the last five climatic cycles of western Europe, and for the last 10 years, I work on ecosystems and agrosystems changes under the effect of climate and civilization changes in the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and in Central Asia. My approach is interdisciplinary, combining the techniques and concepts of Life Sciences, Earth Sciences and Humanities. In april 2020, I am the author of 169 articles, among them 99 published in journals of the JCR list and 41 chapters of books. H Index PUBLONS : 27.

2 - Teaching
I teach biology, ecology and palaeoecology in Master essentially and in Licence (L1) at Aix-Marseille University. I also teach abroad, Master 1 & 2, in Tunisia, Faculty of Sciences of Sfax and Tunis.