Corinne Le Quere
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Corinne Le Quéré is Professor of Climate Change Science and Policy at the University of East Anglia and Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. She conducts research on the interactions between climate change and the carbon cycle.
Prof Le Quéré was author of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. She co-leads an effort to publish annual updates of global carbon emissions and their partitioning among the atmosphere, land and oceans. These 'Global Carbon Budget' and 'Global Carbon Atlas' are used to support research and policy on climate change. She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the new international initiative 'Future Earth'.
Prof Le Quéré is originally from Canada. She completed a Ph.D. in oceanography in University Paris VI (1999), an M.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from McGill University and a B.Sc. in physics from University of Montréal. She has conducted research at Princeton University in the United States and at the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Germany.
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Key publications by Corinne Le Quéré include:
Le Quéré, C. R. Moriarty, R. M. Andrew, G. P. Peters, P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, S. D. Jones, S. Sitch, P. Tans, A. Arneth, T. A. Boden, A. Bondeau, L. Bopp, Y. Bozec, J. G. Canadell, F. Chevallier, C. E. Cosca, I. Harris, M. Hoppema, R. A. Houghton, J. I. House, A. K. Jain, T. Johannessen, E. Kato, R. F. Keeling, V. Kitidis, K. Klein Goldewijk, C. Koven, C. Landa, P. Landschützer, A. Lenton, I. Lima, G. Marland, J. T. Mathis, N. Metzl, Y. Nojiri, A. Olsen, T. Ono , W. Peters, B. Pfeil, B. Poulter, M. R. Raupach, P. Regnier, C. Rödenbeck, S. Saito, J. E. Salisbury, U. Schuster, J. Schwinger, R. Séférian, J. Segschneider, T. Steinhoff, B. D. Stocker, A. J. Sutton, T. Takahashi, B. Tilbrook, N. Viovy, Y.-P. Wang, R. Wanninkhof, G. van der Werf , A. Wiltshire, S. Zaehle, N. Zeng (2014-in discussion). Global Carbon Budget 2014. Earth System Science Data Discussussions, 7, 521-610. http://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/6/235/2014/essd-6-235-2014.html
Friedlingstein, P. R.M. Andrew, J. Rogelj, G.P. Peters, J.G. Canadell, R. Knutti, G. Luderer, M.R. Raupach, M. Schaeffer, D.P. van Vuuren, and C. Le Quéré (2014). Persistent growth of CO2 emissions and implications for reaching climate targets. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2248.
Raupach, M.R., S. J. Davis, G. P. Peters, R. M. Andrew, J. G. Canadell, P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, F. Jotzo, D. P. van Vuuren, and C. Le Quéré (2014). Sharing a quota on cumulative carbon emissions. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2384.
Le Quéré, C., T. Takahashi, C. E. Buitenhuis, C. Rödenbeck, and S. Sutherland (2010). Impact of climate change and variability on the global oceanic sink of CO2. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 24, GB4007.
Le Quéré, C., M. R. Raupach, J. G. Canadell, G Marland, L. Bopp, P. Ciais, T. J. Conway, S. C. Doney, R. Feely, P. Foster, P. Friedlingstein, K. Gurney, R. A. Houghton, J. I. House, C. Huntingford, P. E. Levy, M. R. Lomas, J. Majkut, N. Metzl, J. P. Ometto, G. P. Peters, I. C. Prentice, J. T. Randerson, S. W. Running, J. L. Sarmiento, U. Schuster, S. Sitch, T. Takahashi, N. Viovy, G. R. van der Werf, F. I. Woodward. (2009). Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide. Nature Geosciences, 2, 831-836.
Le Quéré, C., C. Rödenbeck, E.T. Buitenhuis, T. J. Conway, R. Langenfelds, A. Gomez, C. Labuschagne, M. Ramonet, T. Nakazawa, N. Metzl, and N. Gillett, M. Heimann, (2007). Saturation of the Southern ocean CO2 sink due to recent climate change, Science, 316, 1735-1738.
Le Quéré, C., S.P. Harrison, I.C. Prentice, E.T. Buitenhuis, O. Aumont, L. Bopp, H. Claustre, L. Cotrim da Cunha, R. Geider, X. Giraud, C. Klaas, K.E. Kohfeld, L. Legendre, M. Manizza, T. Platt, R.B. Rivkin, S. Sathyendranath, J. Uitz, A.J. Watson, and D. Wolf-Gladrow (2005). Ecosystem dynamics based on plankton functional types for global ocean biogeochemistry models. Global Change Biology, 11, 2016-2040. Kohfeld K.E., C. Le Quéré, S.P. Harrison and B. Anderson (2005). Role of marine biology for glacial-interglacial CO2 cycles. Science, 308, 74-78.
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