Anny Cazenave#

Anny Cazenave
Email:anny.cazenave 'at'
Membership Number:936
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE

Present and Previous Positions
  • Director for Earth Sciences at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI), Bern, Switzerland
  • Invited professor at the Collège de France, 2012-2013, annual chair ‘Developpement Durable- Environnement,Energie et Société’
  • Senior Scientist at the ‘Laboratoire d’Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiale’ (LEGOS), Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Toulouse, France
  • Head of the group ‘Geophysique, Océanographie et Hydrologie Spatiale’ at LEGOS
  • Deputy Director of LEGOS

Fields of Scholarship
  • Satellite geodesy and space research in Earth sciences: Gravity field and marine geoid
  • Earth rotation and polar motion
  • Tides
  • Precise positioning by space geodesy techniques and applications to tectonic motions, vertical crustal motions, geocenter motions
  • Temporal changes of the Earth gravity field and global mass redistributions among the surface fluid envelopes of Earth (oceans, atmosphere, land)
  • Sea level variations at regional and global scales (observation from satellite altimetry and tide gauges; study of climatic causes: ocean thermal expansion and salinity effects, mass balance of the ice sheets, land water storage change, etc.)
  • Water cycle and land hydrology from space
  • Climate research

Honours and Awards
  • Bronze Medal of CNRS (1980)
  • Member of the European Academy for Aeronautics and Space (1986)
  • Member of theAcademia Europaea (1990)
  • PrizeKodak-Pathé-Landucci of the French Academy of Sciences(1996)
  • Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (1996)
  • Vening-Meinesz Medal of the European Geophysical Society(1999)
  • Member of the French Academy of Sciences (2004)
  • Arthur Holmes Medal of the European Geosciences Union(2006)
  • Foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS,USA) (2008)
  • Medal ‘Albert 1er de Monaco’ of the Institut Océanographique de Monaco(2008)
  • Prize ‘Emile Girardeau‘ of the ‘Academie de Marine’ (2010).
  • Bowie Medal of the American Geophysical Union (2012)
  • Foreign fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi (2012)
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (2012)
  • Prize Manley Bendall
  • Ordre National du Merite (Commandeur : 2007, Officier: 1997, Chevalier : 1981)
  • Legion d’Honneur (Officier : 2010, Chevalier: 2000)

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