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FAUVEL Yannick

Scientist at INRAE / SAS

Phone: (+33) 2 23 48 56 67


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

Mots-clés: chemical analysis, water, soil, atmosphere, ammonia measurement (NH3)


  • Head of the chemical laboratory
  • Ammonia measurement in rural landscapes


Current Research Topics
  • Study of bio-physico-chemical processes and quantification of sources and sinks of atmospheric reactive nitrogen and greenhouse gases in the soil-vegetation-atmosphere continuum
  • Methodological developments for the measurement of ammonia in rural landscapes
  • UMR PEGASE: Physiologie, Environnement et Génétique pour l'Animal et les Systèmes d'Élevage, INRAE, Saint-Gilles, France
  • CEH: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edimburg, Scotland
  • UMR Géosciences Rennes, CNRS, Université de Rennes1. France
  • UMR ECOBIO: Ecosystèmes, Biodiversité, Evolution, Université de Rennes1. France
Current projects
  • DEPSAT: Dépôts secs azotés sur tourbières (SNO Tourbières) (2019-2020)
  • CCCFarming: Climate Care Cattle Farming Systems (2020-2022) 
  • EMIGRAZE: Stratégies d’alimentation associant fourrages pâturés et conservés : atouts ou contraintes pour l’efficience azotée et les émissions gazeuses en élevage laitier ? (2020-2023)
Participation in networks
  • BIPEA: Bureau Interprofessionnel d'Etudes Analytiques
  • ICOS: Intergated Carbon Observatory System
  • RECAE: Réseau des chimistes analyticiens en environnement (CNRS)
  • WMO/GAW: World Meteorological Organization Global Atmosphere Watch


Flechard, C.R., Ibrom, A., Skiba, U.M., de Vries, W., van Oijen, M., Cameron, D.R., Dise, N.B., Korhonen, J.F.J., Buchmann, N., Legout, A…, Fauvel, Y.(35)…, Hamon, Y.(39), et al., 2020. Carbon-nitrogen interactions in European forests and semi-natural vegetation - Part 1: Fluxes and budgets of carbon, nitrogen and greenhouse gases from ecosystem monitoring and modelling. Biogeosciences 17, 1583-1620.

Fovet, O., Ruiz, L., Gruau, G., Akkal, N., Aquilina, L., Busnot, S., Dupas, R., Durand, P., Faucheux, M., Fauvel, Y., Fléchard, C., Gilliet, N., Grimaldi, C., Hamon, Y., Jaffrezic, A., Jeanneau, L., Labasque, T., Le Henaff, G., Mérot, P., Molénat, 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, 1-16.

Bell, M., Flechard, C., Fauvel, Y., Hani, C., Sintermann, J., Jocher, M., Menzi, H., Hensen, A., Neftel, A., 2017. Ammonia emissions from a grazed field estimated by miniDOAS measurements and inverse dispersion modelling. Atmos Meas Tech 10, 1875-1892.

Fauvel, Y. Decuq, C. (2015). Application note 7-Laboratory assays of ammonium (NH4+) in solution. Measuring gaseous emissions from animal farms: greenhouse gases, ammonia and nitrogen oxides. INRAE-ADEME. 67-71. ISBN : 2-7380-1375-9.

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