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Céline Heuzé


Céline Heuzé
+46 31 786 2204

Room number: 4110
Postal Address: Box 460, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Guldhedsgatan 5A , 41320 Göteborg

Department of Earth Sciences (More Information)
Box 460
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Guldhedsgatan 5a , 413 20 Göteborg

About Céline Heuzé

I am a climatologist / physical oceanographer fascinated by the global deep water masses. These form in winter in the polar oceans and then circulate all around the world. They help store carbon and heat from the atmosphere to depth, and mix nutrients and oxygen through the water column. Deep water formation is key for fisheries, climate and even sea level rise. But a lot is still unknown.

After a PhD at the University of East Anglia (UK) on the modelling of Antarctic bottom waters, I moved to Sweden and to North Atlantic deep waters. I am particularly interested in how much heat they carry to the Arctic Ocean, and how they interact with the cryosphere. I study this question using in-situ observations, climate models, and ocean remote sensing. Since we always need more in-situ data, I am notably in charge of parts of two upcoming large international Arctic field campaigns:
- co-leader of Team Ocean (=physical oceanography) for the entire year of the MOSAiC expedition;
- physical oceanography PI of the Swedish contribution to the Synoptic Arctic Survey.

I am the co-supervisor of two PhD students:
- Wiebke Aldenhoff from Chalmers University of Technology; main supervisor: Leif Eriksson. Project: "Radar remote sensing of sea ice". She is due to complete in December 2019.
- Martin Mohrmann, from my department; main supervisor: Sebastiaan Swart. Project: "The Weddell Polynya: climate beast or just another hole in the ice?". He started in February 2018.

I moved to the Earth Sciences department in October 2018 where I am Assistant Professor / senior lecturer in climatology and teach the following courses:
- Introduction to Earth Sciences (GV1410), 1st year bachelor;
- Earth system science (GV0340), 3rd year bachelor;
- Climate Modelling (GVN465; I am course responsible), master level;
- The Arctic in a changing climate, PhD level.

Otherwise, I enjoy going at sea or to conferences, and I do quite some outreach:
- I am a regular author for the European Geophysical Union (EGU) blog;
- I am in contact with the Swedish and international press, and even the French TV;
- I occasionally go to science centres to do some demos in Swenglish.

Contact me for more information on any of these points. Or check my personal website.

Latest publications

The Weddell Sea Polynya
Céline Heuzé, G. Garric, T. Lavergne, J. Gourrion, J. Deshayes et al.
Journal of Operational Oceanography. Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Report chapter 2019
Report chapter

Global diversity and geography of planktonic marine fungi
Brandon Hassett, Tobias Vonnahme, Xuefeng Peng, Gareth Jones, Céline Heuzé
Botanica Marina, Journal article 2019
Journal article

The Atlantic inflow across the Greenland-Scotland ridge in global climate models (CMIP5)
Céline Heuzé, Marius Årthun
Elementa Science of the Anthropocene, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Return of the Maud Rise polynya: Climate litmus or sea ice anomaly?
Sebastiaan Swart, Ethan Campbell, Céline Heuzé, Kennith Johnson, Jan Lieser et al.
Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society -, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Near-Real Time Detection of the Re-Opening of the Weddell Polynya, Antarctica, from Spaceborne Infrared Imagery
Céline Heuzé, Wiebke Aldenhoff
IGARSS 2018 - 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Conference paper 2018
Conference paper

Comparison of ice/water classification in Fram Strait from C- and L-band SAR imagery
Wiebke Aldenhoff, Céline Heuzé, Leif E.B. Eriksson
Annals of Glaciology, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Pathways of meltwater export from Petermann Glacier, Greenland
Céline Heuzé, Anna Wåhlin, Helen Johnson, Andreas Münchow
Journal of Physical Oceanography, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Optimization of Sea Surface Current Retrieval Using a Maximum Cross-Correlation Technique on Modeled Sea Surface Temperature
Céline Heuzé, Gisela Carvajal, Leif E.B. Eriksson
Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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Assessment of satellite and ground-based estimates of surface currents
Gisela Carvajal, Monika Wozniak, Céline Heuzé, Leif Eriksson, Johan Kronsell et al.
36th IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). 10-15 July 2016, Beijing, China., New York, IEEE, Conference paper 2016
Conference paper

Improving together: better science writing through peer learning
Mathew Stiller-Reeve, Céline Heuzé, William Ball, Rachel H. White, Gabriele Messori et al.
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Journal article 2016
Journal article


Can we map the interannual variability of the whole upper Southern Ocean with the current database of hydrographic observations?
Céline Heuzé, Frédéric Vivier, Julien Le Sommer, Thierry Penduff, Jean-Marc Molines
Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, Journal article 2015
Journal article

Changes in global ocean bottom properties and volume transports in CMIP5 models under climate change scenarios
Céline Heuzé, Karen Heywood, David Stevens, Jeff Ridley
Journal of Climate, Journal article 2015
Journal article

Increasing vertical mixing to reduce Southern Ocean deep convection in NEMO3.4
Céline Heuzé, J.K. Ridley, D. Calvert, D.P. Stevens, K.J. Heywood
Geoscientific Model Development, Journal article 2015
Journal article


Ocean processes at the Antarctic continental slope
Karen Heywood, Sunke Schmidtko, Céline Heuzé, al et
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Southern Ocean Bottom Water Characteristics in CMIP5 models
Céline Heuzé, Karen Heywood, David Stevens, Jeff Ridley
Geophysical Research Letters, Journal article 2013
Journal article

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