Christine Barras

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Position: Ingénieure de Recherche Christine Barras
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Location: Site d'Angers - Bureau n°203


  • A. Dubois, C. Barras, J.-C. Pavard, A. Donnay, M. Béatrix and V. M. P. Bouchet. Distribution Patterns of Benthic Foraminifera in Fish Farming Areas (Corsica, France): Implications for the Implementation of Biotic Indices in Biomonitoring Studies, Water, Vol. 13. 2021. [More] 
  • B. Parent, O. Hyams-Kaphzan, C. Barras, H. Lubinevsky and F. Jorissen. Testing foraminiferal environmental quality indices along a well-defined organic matter gradient in the Eastern Mediterranean, Ecological Indicators, Vol. 125, pp. 107498. 2021. [More] 
  • I. Van Dijk, L. J. de Nooijer, C. Barras and G.-J. Reichart. Mn Incorporation in Large Benthic Foraminifera: Differences Between Species and the Impact of pCO2, Frontiers in Earth Science, Vol. 8, pp. 439. 2020. [More] 
  • I. Van Dijk, A. Mouret, M. Cotte, S. Le Houedec, S. Oron and G.-J. Reichart et al. Chemical Heterogeneity of Mg, Mn, Na, S, and Sr in Benthic Foraminiferal Calcite, Frontiers in Earth Science, Vol. 7, pp. 281. 2019. [More] 
  • J. Petersen, C. Barras, A. Bézos, C. La, C. P. Slomp and F. J. R. Meysman et al. Mn/Ca ratios of Ammonia tepida as a proxy for seasonal coastal hypoxia, Chemical Geology, Vol. 518, pp. 55 - 66. 2019. [More] 
  • I. Van Dijk, C. Barras, L. J. de Nooijer, A. Mouret, E. Geerken and S. Oron et al. Coupled calcium and inorganic carbon uptake suggested by magnesium and sulfur incorporation in foraminiferal calcite, Biogeosciences, Vol. 16, pp. 2115-2130. 2019. [More] 
  • B. Parent, C. Barras and F. Jorissen. An optimised method to concentrate living (Rose Bengal-stained) benthic foraminifera from sandy sediments by high density liquids, Marine Micropaleontology, Vol. 144, pp. 1-13, Oct, 2018. [More] 
  • F. Jorissen, M. Pia Nardelli, A. Almogi-Labin, C. Barras, L. Bergamin and E. Bicchi et al. Developing Foram-AMBI for biomonitoring in the Mediterranean: Species assignments to ecological categories, MARINE MICROPALEONTOLOGY, Vol. 140, pp. 33-45, Apr, 2018. [More] 
  • J. Petersen, C. Barras, A. Bézos, C. La, L. J. de Nooijer and F. J. R. Meysman et al. Mn/Ca intra- and inter-test variability in the benthic foraminifer Ammonia tepida, BIOGEOSCIENCES, Vol. 15, pp. 331-348, JAN 16, 2018. [More] 
  • C. Barras, A. Mouret, M. Pia Nardelli, É. Metzger, J. Petersen and C. La et al. Experimental calibration of manganese incorporation in foraminiferal calcite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 237, pp. 49 - 64. 2018. [More] 
  • M. Mojtahid, S. Toucanne, R. Fentimen, C. Barras, S. Le Houedec and G. Soulet et al. Changes in northeast Atlantic hydrology during Termination 1: Insights from Celtic margin's benthic foraminifera, Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 175, pp. 45-59, Nov, 2017. [More] 
  • J. Petersen, B. Riedel, C. Barras, O. Pays, A. Guihéneuf and G. Mabilleau et al. Improved methodology for measuring pore patterns in the benthic foraminiferal genus Ammonia, Marine Micropaleontology, Vol. 128, pp. 1 - 13. 2016. [More] 
  • O. Maire, C. Barras, T. Gestin, M. Pia Nardelli, A. Romero-Ramirez and J. -C. Duchêne et al. How does macrofaunal bioturbation influence the vertical distribution of living benthic foraminifera?, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 561, pp. 83-97. 2016. [More] 
  • E. Geslin, C. Barras, D. Langlet, M. Pia Nardelli, J.-H. Kim and J. Bonnin et al.. Survival, Reproduction and Calcification of Three Benthic Foraminiferal Species in Response to Experimentally Induced Hypoxia. Kitazato, Hiroshi, Bernhard and J. M. eds. ajout_ville : Springer Japan. pp. 163{\textendash}193. 2014. [More] 
  • M. Pia Nardelli, C. Barras, É. Metzger, A. Mouret, H. -L. Filipsson and F. Jorissen et al. Experimental evidence for foraminiferal calcification under anoxia, Biogeosciences, Vol. 11, pp. 4029 - 4038, 2014/07, 2014. [More] 
  • C. Barras, F. Jorissen, C. Labrune, B. Andral and P. Boissery. Live benthic foraminiferal faunas from the French Mediterranean Coast: towards a new biotic index of environmental quality, Ecological indicators, Vol. 36, pp. 719 - 743, 2014, 2014. [More] 
  • J. -C. Wit, L.-J. de Nooijer, C. Barras, F. Jorissen and G.-J. Reichart. A reappraisal of the vital effect in cultured benthic foraminifer Bulimina marginata on Mg/Ca values: assessing temperature uncertainty relationships, Biogeosciences, Vol. 9, pp. 3693 - 3704, 2012/09/27, 2012. [More] 
  • P. Diz, C. Barras, E. Geslin, G.-J. Reichart, É. Metzger and F. Jorissen et al. Incorporation of Mg and Sr and oxygen and carbon stable isotope fractionation in cultured Ammonia tepida, Marine Micropaleontology, Vol. 92-93, pp. 16 - 28, 2012, 2012. [More] 
  • J. Schönfeld, E. Alve, E. Geslin, F. Jorissen, S. Korsun and S. Spezzaferri et al. The FOBIMO (FOraminiferal BIo-MOnitoring) initiative{\textemdash}Towards a standardised protocol for soft-bottom benthic foraminiferal monitoring studi, Marine Micropaleontology, Vol. 94-95, pp. 1 - 13, 2012, 2012. [More] 
  • J. -C. Wit, L.-J. de Nooijer, C. Barras, F. Jorissen and G.-J. Reichart. A reappraisal of the vital effect in benthic foraminifera on Mg/Ca ratios: species specific uncertainty relationships, Biogeosciences, Vol. 9, pp. 4947 - 4977, 2012, 2012. [More] 
  • Y. Rosenthal, A. Morley, C. Barras, M. -E. Katz, F. Jorissen and G.-J. Reichart et al. Temperature calibration of Mg/Ca ratios in the intermediate water benthic foraminifer Hyalinea balthica, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Vol. 12, 2011, 2011. [More] 
  • C. Barras, J. -C. Duplessy, E. Geslin, E. Michel and F. Jorissen. Calibration of δ18O of cultured benthic foraminiferal calcite as a function of temperature, Biogeosciences, Vol. 7, pp. 1349 - 1356, 2010, 2010. [More] 
  • C. Barras, . . , F. Jorissen and J. Hohenegger. A comparison of spatial and temporal variability of living benthic foraminiferal faunas at 550m depth in the Bay of Biscay, Micropaleontology, Vol. 56, pp. 275 - 295, 2010, 2010. [More] 
  • C. Barras, E. Geslin, J. -C. Duplessy and F. Jorissen. Reproduction and growth of the deep-sea benthic foraminifer Bulimina marginata under different laboratory conditions, Journal of Foraminiferal Research, Vol. 39, pp. 155 - 165, 2009, 2009. [More] 
  • F. Pucci, E. Geslin, C. Barras, C. Morigi, A. Sabbatini and A. Negri et al. Survival of benthic foraminifera under hypoxic conditions: Results of an experimental study using the CellTracker Green method, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Vol. 59, pp. 336 - 351, 2009, 2009. [More] 
  • G. Duchemin, . . , F. Jorissen, C. Barras and C. Griveaud. Living small-sized (63-150 µm) foraminifera from mid-shelf to mid-slope environments in the Bay of Biscay, Journal of Foraminiferal Research, Vol. 37, pp. 12 - 32, 2007, 2007. [More]