Climatologue, LSCE - Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Philippe Ciais is research scientist, currently Assistant Director at the LSCE in Gif sur Yvette, France (Staff 300). He has over 15 years research in the field of Carbon Cycle studies and of environmental isotope studies, and has contributed to 130 publications in peer reviewed journals, several of them in Science and Nature. P. Ciais is coordinating the European Research infrastructure ICOS to quantify and understand the greenhouse gas budget of the European continent.
· IPCC report (to me the best synthesis available) chapter 7