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DURAND Patrick


Scientist at INRAE / SAS

Phone: (+33) 2 23 48 54 27


Address: INRAE Centre Bretagne-Normandie, UMR SAS, 65 rue de St-Brieuc, CS 84215, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France

Field of expertise: Impact of agriculture on water quality and nitrogen cycle

Keywords: Hydrology, biogeochemistry, catchment science, catchment model


Current research topic

Integrated impacts of climate variations and agriculture activities on nutrient transfers in mesoscale temperate catchments

Current project

MARSTNT: Integrated modelling of climate variations effects on nitrate fluxes and macroalgae blooms in Brittany


Savall, J.F., Franqueville, D., Barbillon, P., Benhamou, C., Durand, P., Taupin, M.-L., Monod, H., Drouet, J.-L., 2019. Sensitivity analysis of spatio-temporal models describing nitrogen transfers, transformations and losses at the landscape scale. Environmental Modelling & Software 111, 356-367. https://doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.09.010

Casal, L., Durand, P., Akkal-Corfini, N., Benhamou, C., Laurent, F., Salmon-Monviola, J., Vertès, F., 2019. Optimal location of set-aside areas to reduce nitrogen pollution: a modelling study. The Journal of Agricultural Science 156, 1090-1102. https://doi:10.1017/S0021859618001144

Casal, L., Durand, P., Akkal-Corfini, N., Benhamou, C., Laurent, F., Salmon-Monviola, J., Ferrant, S., Probst, A., Probst, J.L., Vertes, F., 2019. Reduction of stream nitrate concentrations by land management in contrasted landscapes. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 114, 1-17. https://doi:10.1007/s10705-019-09985-0

Fovet, O., Ruiz, L., Gruau, G., Akkal, N., Aquilina, L., Busnot, S., Dupas, R., Durand, P., Faucheux, M., Fauvel, Y., Flechard, C., Gilliet, N., Grimaldi, C., Hamon, Y., Jaffrezic, A., Jeanneau, L., Labasque, T., Le Henaff, G., Merot, P., Molenat, J., Petitjean, P., Pierson-Wickmann, A.C., Squividant, H., Viaud, V., Walter, C., Gascuel-Odoux, C., 2018. AgrHyS: An Observatory of Response Times in Agro-Hydro Systems. Vadose Zone Journal 17. https://doi:10.2136/vzj2018.04.0066

Buvaneshwari, S., Riotte, J., Sekhar, M., Kumar, M.S.M., Sharma, A.K., Duprey, J.L., Audry, S., Giriraja, P.R., Praveenkumarreddy, Y., Moger, H., Durand, P., Braun, J.-J., Ruiz, L., 2017. Groundwater resource vulnerability and spatial variability of nitrate contamination: Insights from high density tubewell monitoring in a hard rock aquifer. Science of the Total Environment 579, 838-847. https://doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.017

Schuetz, T., Gascuel-Odoux, C., Durand, P., Weiler, M., 2016. Nitrate sinks and sources as controls of spatio-temporal water quality dynamics in an agricultural headwater catchment. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 20, 843-857. https://doi:10.5194/hess-20-843-2016

Ferrant, S., Bustillo, V., Burel, E., Salmon-Monviola, J., Claverie, M., Jarosz, N., Yin, T.G., Rivalland, V., Dedieu, G., Demarez, V., Ceschia, E., Probst, A., Al-Bitar, A., Kerr, Y., Probst, J.L., Durand, P., Gascoin, S., 2016. Extracting Soil Water Holding

Capacity Parameters of a Distributed Agro-Hydrological Model from High Resolution Optical Satellite Observations Series. Remote Sensing 8. https://doi:10.3390/rs8020154

Dupas, R., Salmon-Monviola, J., Beven, K.J., Durand, P., Haygarth, P.M., Hollaway, M.J., Gascuel-Odoux, C., 2016. Uncertainty assessment of a dominant-process catchment model of dissolved phosphorus transfer. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 20, 4819-4835. https://doi:10.5194/hess-20-4819-2016

Vogt, E., Braban, C.F., Dragosits, U., Durand, P., Sutton, M.A., Theobald, M.R., Rees, R.M., McDonald, C., Murray, S., Billett, M.F., 2015. Catchment land use effects on fluxes and concentrations of organic and inorganic nitrogen in streams. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 199, 320-332. https://doi:10.1016/j.agee.2014.10.010

Humbert, G., Jaffrezic, A., Fovet, O., Gruau, G., Durand, P., 2015. Dry-season length and runoff control annual variability in stream DOC dynamics in a small, shallow groundwater-dominated agricultural watershed. Water Resources Research 51, 7860-7877. https://doi:10.1002/2015wr017336

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