Corinne Le Quere

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e-mail address
C.Lequere@uea.ac.uk
Title
Professor
First Name
Corinne
Surname
Le Quéré
Institution
University of East Anglia
Phone
+44 (0)1603 592840
Postal Address

Tyndall Centre Headquarters School of Environmental Sciences University of East Anglia Norwich Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom

Current Position
Director
Role at Tyndall

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.
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Prof Le Quéré was author of the 3rd, 4th and 5th (ongoing) Assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. She co-Chairs the Global Carbon Project, a non-governmental organization that fosters International research on the carbon cycle and publishes annual updates global emissions and sinks of carbon dioxide.
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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.

 

Role at Council
Headquarters: Directorship
Role at Fudan Tyndall Centre
Director, UK Tyndall Centre
Research Interests

Key publications by Corinne Le Quéré include:
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Le Quéré, C., G. P. Peters, R. J. Andres, R. M. Andrew, T. Boden, P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, R. A. Houghton, G. Marland, R. Moriarty, S. Sitch, P. Tans, A. Arneth, A. Arvanitis, D. C. E. Bakker, L. Bopp, J. G. Canadell, L. P. Chini, S. C. Doney, A. Harper, I. Harris, J. I. House, A. K. Jain, S. D. Jones, E. Kato, R. F. Keeling, K. Klein Goldewijk, A. Körtzinger, C. Koven, N. Lefèvre, A. Omar, T. Ono, G.-H. Park, B. Pfeil, B. Poulter, M. R. Raupach, P. Regnier, C. Rödenbeck, S. Saito, J. Schwinger, J. Segschneider, B. D. Stocker, B. Tilbrook, S. van Heuven, N. Viovy, R. Wanninkhof, A. Wiltshire, S. Zaehle, and C. Yue (2013). Global Carbon Budget 2013. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, Discuss., 6, 689-760.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Publication List - Corinne Le Quéré: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/biblio/author/1752

Other website
http://www.globalcarbonproject.org/

Expertise

Emissions Scenarios
Carbon Assessment and Management
Climate modelling/downscaling

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