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François Steinmetz

PhD in Physics, Research & Developement


François Steinmetz hold an engineer diploma from Ecole Centrale de Lille and a PhD in remote sensing from the Laboratoire d'Optique Atmosphérique, in Lille.

He is specialized in remote sensing from space, radiative transfer, inversion methods and data processing, and in particular to the atmospheric correction methods for ocean color. He is in charge of the spatial oceanographic applications at HYGEOS. He is involved in ESA's projects OC-CCI and C2X.