Date of Birth: 15th July 1986
2010 - present
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Probabilistic projections of future sea level rise at various temporal and spatial scales.
2008 - 2009
Master of Science in Oceanography
University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre (NOCS), UK
Thesis: “Arctic phytoplankton blooms from satellites”
(as a double-degree program with Ecole Centrale de Lyon)
2005 - 2007
Master in Engineering
Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
2003 - 2005
Undergraduate in Lycée Pierre de Fermat, Toulouse, France
Classes préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles in mathematics and physics.
Baccalauréat with major in maths and physics, Toulouse, France (age 17)
2010 - present
Research assistant at PIK
Modelling of ocean biogeochemistry during ice age termination (PalMOD project)
(2014 - 2015)
Modelling of the Greenland ice sheet and outlet glaciers system (GREENRISE project)
(2010 - 2013)
Development of global and regional sea level emulators in order to inform negotiators in real time during climate talks (PREVENT and SURVIVE projects, in the PRIMAP group)
October 2007 -
Research Internship, Mercator Océan, Toulouse, France
Data assimilation to correct air-sea fluxes in an ocean model.
June - August
Research Internship, University of Tohoku, Sendai, Japan
Numerical simulations for artificial, energy-neutral pumping of deep, nutrient-rich water to enhance surface ecosystem (Laputa Project).
Anthropocene Curriculum | Campus: the Technosphere Issue
One-week interdisciplinary seminar at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin) involving researchers and artists from various fields, organized together with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.
2013 - 2014
Undergraduate teaching (tutorials)
Prof. S. Rahmstorf’s Climate History lecture, University of Potsdam
2012 - 2014
Co-author in World Bank reports series “Turn Down the Heat” 1, 2 and 3
Capacity building workshop with local World Bank scientists (March 12th, 2014, PIK)
Contributing author to IPCC AR5 WG1 sea level chapter (13).
Nov - Dec 2010
Scientific consultant for Climate Analytics
UNFCCC climate negotiations COP16 (Cancún, Mexico, 2010) and COP17 (Durban, South Africa, 2011).
Climate science talks in public events
Goethe Institut in Ramallah and Nablus (West Bank, January 2012)
Python (advanced), Matlab (good), R (basic), Fortran 2003 (advanced), C++ (basic), bash (good), ViM (good), Latex
More on github.com/perrette.
French (native speaker)