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LACy

La Reunion

Research centers or research group

Joint Research Unit between the University of Reunion Island, CNRS, Météo France

Contact

Pierre TULET  | Director
University of Reunion Island Faculté des Sciences et Technologie 15 Avenue René Cassin CS 92003 97744 SAINT-DENIS CEDEX 9
  • Research domains

    LACy works on the following research areas :

    • Tropical Meteorology
    • Tropical Cyclones
    • Atmospheric observation
    • Atmospheric chemistry
    • Eruption columns
    • UV health
  • Key research projects

    RENOVRISK C3 + CP : Innovative research into the risks associated with of
    western tropical cyclones
    Funding : CPER ERDF INTERREG CNRS Météo France
    September 2017 – August 2020

    STRAP : Trans-disciplinary synergy to react to hazards linked to eruption
    columns
    Funding : ANR
    2015 – March 2019

    CONCIRTO : Convections, Cirus and Tropical Tropopose layer over the Indian Ocean
    Funding : ANR
    2017 – 2020

    INDIAN UV : Study of UV light on health in the western Indian Ocean
    Funding : INTERREG V
    November 2018 – 2021

    BIO MAÏDO : Study of the biology and volatile organic compounds in aqueous phases on
    the Planeze of Maido
    Funding : ANR
    January 2019 – 2022

  • Main research facilities

    OPAR (Atmospheric Observation) : 58 instruments / 12 researchers and research engineers. €64,000 from CNRS + €80,000 from the University through OSUR + €5,000 from
    Météo France. Research agreements and scientific partnerships.
    Instrument-calibration service (UV spectrometer) ; satellite calibration partnerships

    MESO-Centre MétéoFrance Clément ADER (Toulouse)

    Access to GENCI (Research Ministry calculation centres)

  • Main scientific collaborations

    NDACC / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
    Monitoring climate change developments

    ARSAIO / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
    Bilateral cooperation between France / South African in
    atmospheric chemistry

    MIST / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
    Interdisciplinary network for the study of eruption columns

    ACTRIS / NATIONAL AND EUROPEAN NETWORK
    Research infrastructures for the observation of the atmosphere

    SPARC / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
    Stratosphere research

LACy works on the following research areas :

  • Tropical Meteorology
  • Tropical Cyclones
  • Atmospheric observation
  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Eruption columns
  • UV health

RENOVRISK C3 + CP : Innovative research into the risks associated with of
western tropical cyclones
Funding : CPER ERDF INTERREG CNRS Météo France
September 2017 – August 2020

STRAP : Trans-disciplinary synergy to react to hazards linked to eruption
columns
Funding : ANR
2015 – March 2019

CONCIRTO : Convections, Cirus and Tropical Tropopose layer over the Indian Ocean
Funding : ANR
2017 – 2020

INDIAN UV : Study of UV light on health in the western Indian Ocean
Funding : INTERREG V
November 2018 – 2021

BIO MAÏDO : Study of the biology and volatile organic compounds in aqueous phases on
the Planeze of Maido
Funding : ANR
January 2019 – 2022

OPAR (Atmospheric Observation) : 58 instruments / 12 researchers and research engineers. €64,000 from CNRS + €80,000 from the University through OSUR + €5,000 from
Météo France. Research agreements and scientific partnerships.
Instrument-calibration service (UV spectrometer) ; satellite calibration partnerships

MESO-Centre MétéoFrance Clément ADER (Toulouse)

Access to GENCI (Research Ministry calculation centres)

NDACC / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
Monitoring climate change developments

ARSAIO / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
Bilateral cooperation between France / South African in
atmospheric chemistry

MIST / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
Interdisciplinary network for the study of eruption columns

ACTRIS / NATIONAL AND EUROPEAN NETWORK
Research infrastructures for the observation of the atmosphere

SPARC / INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
Stratosphere research

22
researchers
9
PhD students