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Expert NameMr. Jacques Claude
TitleRetired- Independent Expert
DivisionFormer Research Director of IRD- Hydrologist
Telephone33 4 67 707201
Emailjacques.claude(at); claude.baillargues(at)
Work Experience-evaluation of water resources of the great fluvial basins (Tunisia and West Africa) - control of discharge and water quality: hydrological measurements systems, constitution of data bases, data processing - study of run-off and erosion on representative watersheds - study of solid transportation and sedimentation in dams reservoirs - studies of hydraulic management and infrastructures for multiple purposes: irrigation, hydro-electricity, protection against floods, railway and road works … - coordination of multidisciplinary research programms (Mare d'Oursi, Burkina Faso) - participation in different panels of experts for strategic studies, collegial expertise or projects evaluation: WMO, WHO, IBSRAM, IPED-CCD, E.U. INCO-DC & INCO-Med, ACSAD, Thematic areas: Integrated water resources management, Drought, Desertification, Environmental impact assessment – Risk Assessment
QualificationsEngineer of "Ecole Centrale de Paris" 1967, DEA Hydrology Paris Sorbonne 1968
Number of Publications95
AwardsChevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite National (France)
Other Activities1. ORSTOM and IRD Representative in Burkina Faso (1977-83) and in Tunisia (1996-2002) 2. Director of the ORSTOM Research Center in Montpellier (France) and responsible for the achievement of a 7500 m² research center (1983-1990)__ 3. ORSTOM Representative by EU in Bruxelles (1990-1996) and National seconded Expert by the EC in Research General Directorate in charge of scientific cooperation with Mediterranean countries (2002-2005) 4. Member of IWRA International Water Resources Association 5. Member of the redactory committee of the review "Sécheresse, sciences et changements planétaires"_
Publications1. Claude J. Grouzis M., Milleville P. (éditeurs scientifiques) 1991 - Un espace Sahélien , la Mare d'Oursi. Burkina Faso. Orstom Editions Paris. 241 p. +2 cartes 2. Kergreis A., Claude J. (Coordonateurs et éditeurs) 1991 - Utilisation rationnelle de l'eau des petits bassins versants en zone aride. Journées scientifiques du Réseau Génie Para-sécheresse. Actualité scientifique des Universités francophones. John Libbey Eurotext, Paris. 3. Interim Secretariat of the CCD & W.M.O (Claude J. Editor) - 1996 - Water Resource Managment and Desertification. Problems and challenges. Prepared by IPED and W.M.O. 312 p., W.M.O secretariat, Geneva. 4. Bricquet J.P., Claude J. - 1998 - Latest Developments in the Design of Hydrological Studies of Watersheds. Pp. 175-192 in Soils Erosion at Multiple Scales edited by Penning de Vries F.W.T., Agus F., Kerr J. - IBSRAM and CABI Publishing, New York, Wallingford, Bangkok 5. Albergel J. , Claude J., Habaieb H. - 2001- L'eau en Méditerranée: un défi pour l’agriculture. conférence à AQUAEXPO, cité des Sciences Paris
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