Louise Leroux

Researcher in Agronomy and Remote Sensing
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)
AIDA unit (Agroecology and sustainable intensification of annual crops)
louise.leroux(at)cirad.fr

Research Interests

- Vegetation monitoring and characterizing based on dense time series of satellite images
- Crop monitoring and yield forecasting in smallholder agriculture integrationg remote sensing and crop modelling
- Food security and Early Warning System for Food Security

Appointments

Researcher (2017 - Present)

French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)
Seconded to CSE (Centre de Suivi Ecologique), Dakar, Senegal

Researcher (2015 - 2017)

French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD)
UR AÏDA, Montpellier, France

PhD Student (2012-2015)

French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) UMR TETIS, Montpellier, France

Research Engineer (Sept 2012-Dec 2012)

National Center For Scientific Research (CNRS)
UMR Hydrosciences, Montpellier, France

Research Assistant (Jan 2012-Sept 2012)

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
UMR Hydrosciences, Montpellier, France

Research Assistant (May 2011-July 2011)

Rouen University - Rennes 2 University
EA ECODIV, Rouen, France

Education

2015 - AgroParisTech

Doctoral Thesis in Remote Sensing (with honors)

Thesis title: Monitoring of Agricultural Production in West Africa with Moderate Spatiale Resolution
Supervisors: Agnès Bégué (CIRAD), Danny Lo Seen (CIRAD) & Christian Baron (CIRAD)
UMR TETIS, CIRAD, Montpellier, France

2012 - AgroCampus Ouest / Rennes 2 Univ

Master Degree of Remote Sensing applied in agronomy, landscapes and environment (with honors)

Master Thesis title: Contribution of geomatic to the characterization of the Mayo-Tsanaga catchment in order to put in place a modelling of surface flux
Supervisors: David Sebag (IRD) & Johan Oszwald (Univ Rennes 2)

2010 - Rennes 2 University

Bachelor of Physical Geography Degree (with honors)

2007 - Lycée Rémi Belleau

Scientifical French Baccalaureate (Physics and Chemistry - with honors)

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