Sélima Ben Mustapha - Doctoral Student

Selima Ben Mustapha

Contact information

Country of origin: Tunisia

Education before joining CARTEL: Engineer agro-halieutics (ENSAR, France)

Program of study: Doctorate in Remote Sensing, marine physics and optics stream

Research subject: A remote sensing study of the spatial and temporal variability of physical and biological processes in the Beaufort Sea within the context of climate change in the Arctic Ocean

Thesis supervisors: Jean-Marie Dubois and Pierre Larouche

Highlights of studying at CARTEL:

  • Fieldwork in the Arctic:
    • 2007: Arcticnet, Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean (27 September to 8 November 2007)
      A study of the inherent and apparent optical properties of the Beaufort Sea
    • 2003: CASES, Beaufort Sea, Arctic Ocean (4 September to 5 October 2003)
      Analysis of water optical properties for the calibration of SeaWiFS and MODIS AQUA images
  • Summer school:
    • 2007: Analysis and applications of ocean colour data from satellite imagery, IOCCG (International Ocean Color Coordinating Group)/ ASC, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, 7-11 May 2007. (Scholarship IOCCG/ASC)
  • Prizes:
    • 2009: Second prize in poster contest during Arcticnet meeting, (December 2009, Victoria, BC), (http://www.arcticnetmeetings.ca/index.php?url=11511)
    • 2007: Second prize in poster contest for CASES project (December 2007,
      Quebec City, Quebec)
      (http://www.cases.quebec-ocean.ulaval.ca/workshop2007_fr.asp)
  • Session organizer:
    • IPY Oslo workshop: 5 to 7 June 2010 at the University of Oslo, Norway
      Co-director of the session on 'Popularisation of Polar science' during the
      symposium of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) (http://apecs.is/workshops/oslo2010/organizers)
  • Conferences:
    • 2010 : IGARSS2010 (25-30 July 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA) (Oral)
      Funded by Université de Sherbrooke
      Oral presentation + Co-president of the session : Ocean biology I.
      Ben Mustapha, S., P. Larouche, Jean-Marie Dubois. Do AVHRR sea surface temperature fronts in the Beaufort sea reveal biological hotspots? In Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2010), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 25-30, 2010.
    • 2010 : 'Oslo Science conference', 8-12 June 2010, Oslo, Norway (Poster) Funded by IPY
      • Poster presentation: Ben Mustapha, S., P. Larouche, Jean-Marie Dubois. Ten years of sea surface temperature fronts in the Beaufort sea. Oslo Science conference, Oslo, Norway, 8-12 June 2010.
      • Session president: Information initiatives and polar inspiration : IPY in museum, art, films, books and drama.
    • 2008 : IGARSS08 (6-11 July, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA) (Poster)
      Funded by Université de Sherbrooke + Jean-Marie Dubois (thesis supervisor)
      Ben Mustapha, S., P. Larouche (2008). Evaluation of MODIS and SeaWiFS ocean
      color algorithms in the Canadian Arctic waters : The Cape Bathurst Polynya. In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2008), Boston, MA, USA, July 6-11, 2008.
    • 2006 : Ocean Optics XVIII (9-13 October, 2006,Montréal, QC, Canada) (Poster)
      Ben Mustapha, S., P. Larouche. Evaluation of ocean color algorithms in the Beaufort sea with MODIS and SeaWifs. Ocean Optics XVIII, Montréal, QC, Canada, 9-13 October 2006.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Martin Aubé
Cégep de Sherbrooke

André Beaudoin
Ressources naturelles Canada

Lynda Bellalite
Université de Sherbrooke

Monique Bernier
INRS-Eau, Terre et Environnement

Jean-Pierre Blanchet
Université du Québec à Montréal

Jean-Marc Boucher
ENST Bretagne

Claude Caron
Université de Sherbrooke

Samuel Corgne
Université de Rennes 2

Jean De Lafontaine
Université de Sherbrooke

Jean-Marie Dubois
Université de Sherbrooke

Michel Fily
Université Joseph Fourier

Samuel Foucher
Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal

Hugh Gwyn
Infotierra

Pierre Larouche
Pêches et Océans Canada - Institut Maurice Lamontagne

Matti Leppäranta
University of Helsinki

Aubert R. Michaud
Institut de recherche et de développement en agroenvironnement

Denis Morin
Université de Sherbrooke

Françoise Nerry
Université Louis Pasteur

Alain Pesant
Consultant

Kevin Strawbridge
Environnement Canada

Philippe Teillet
University of Lethbridge

Jean-Claude Thérriault
Pêches et Océans Canada - Institut Maurice Lamontagne

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Patrick Cliche
Coordinator of the Spectroradiometry Laboratory and the SIRENE station

Mariette Lambert
Coordinator of the Environmental Analysis Laboratory

Alexandre Langlois
Associate researcher - Satellite monitoring of snow and ice / climate change

Marcel Laperle
Coordinator of the Image Processing and GIS Laboratory

Catherine Brown
CARTEL webmaster, English revision of scientific papers and proposals, student recruitment, promotion of CARTEL

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Imen Gherboudj

Madhavi Latha Karumudi

Jennifer Marie-Rose Vandenhecke

Auromeet Saha

EXECUTIVE