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Home-funded collaborators

Anne Richer-de-Forges

Anne Richer-de-Forges

Anne C. Richer-de-Forges is highly experienced both in traditional and digital soil mapping. She published numerous maps at various scales in the French territory. Her skills cover large to small scales mapping from national to very small areas, both in France and Switzerland. She is currently responsible from middle-scale mapping programs (1:25,000 to 1:100,000) for France. She published maps in many regions of France. She is associate editor of the French Journal of Soil Science. She was the main responsible for conducting a survey on end-users’ needs for soil mapping (Richer-de-Forges et al., 2019).

INRAE InfoSol, Orléans


Hocine Bourennane


Dr Hocine Bourennane, Male, 54 yr, 2 children, French.

Hocine Bourennane is an HDR engineer at INRAE Orléans (France) since 1999 and specialized in modelling the spatial distribution of soils and soil properties. He has contributed to more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals and more than 100 contributions to conference proceedings. His main research expertise is on geostatistic.

In addition, he has a teaching activity at the university in geostatistic at the master level and he is a member of the board of the doctoral school termed EMSTU at the University of Orleans.

INRAE UR sol, Orléans


Manuel Martin


Dr Manuel Martin (M), 44 yr, French, Agr. Eng., PhD in Spatial Ecology is Research Engineer at INRAE. His work focuses partly on soil organic carbon changes monitoring, at regional up to national scales and partly on digital soil mapping. He combines statistical model based, dynamical model based and sampling design based approaches. He is involved in several European projects such as the H2020 Landmark, JPI-FACCE Comet Mondial and CIRCASA. He recently coordinated a project for improving French GHG emission inventories for the LULUCF sector. He is also involved in the French production of Soil Digital maps as part of the GlobalSoilMap project and coordinates the production of the French estimates of Available Water Content in soils.

INRAE InfoSol, Orléans


Guillaume Martelet

Guillaume Martelet

Dr Guillaume Martelet is a senior geophysicist, involved in geological and regolith mapping. He is the Scientific Manager of BRGM “Subsurface imagery and modelling” programme and he’s in charge of the French nation-wide geophysical databases. His main area of research is in signal processing of geophysical methods, including airborne surveys, in order to address regional regolith mapping as well as geological modelling.

BRGM, Orléans


Philippe Lagacherie

Philippe Lagacherie

Philippe Lagacherie trained as an Agronomist and completed his PhD in soil science in 1992. He obtained his senior scientist degree from Montpellier 2 University in 2002 for his researches on digital soil mapping methods. He is currently senior researcher at INRAE Montpellier (France) and has led from 2016 the French network of research on Digital Soil Mapping. Dr Philippe Lagacherie has been involved in research dealing with Digital Soil Mapping since the eighties, and has been working also in remote sensing and spatial modelling of cultivated landscapes. In Digital Soil Mapping, he organised in Montpellier, the first Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping and developed spatial approaches that associated field knowledge, GIS, remote sensing, geostatistics, and fuzzy logic. He has been involved in the GlobalSoilMap initiative since 2007. He authored more than 90 papers and chapters in international journals and books.

INRAE Lisah, Montpellier


Pierre Nehlig

Pierre Nehlig

Dr Pierre Nehlig is the Scientific Program Director in charge of Geology at the French Geological Survey. He is also the National Delegate of EuroGeoSurveys, the Association of the European National Geological Surveys and the Secretary General of the Commission for the Geological Map of the World affiliated to IUGS and IUGG and producing global and continental scale geoscientific maps. He has extensive international research and commercial experience in geoscientific digital mapping.

BRGM, Orléans