Bénédicte is team leader for the research group Gas in the Water column at CAGE and a visiting researcher at MARUM. She is also responsible for the development, acquisition and data analysis related to the seafloor observatory K-lander.
Bénédicte is a physical oceanographer whose research activities span from sediment resuspension and transport to oceanographic data associated with methane release.
She joined the Department of Geosciences at UiT The Arctic University of Norway as a researcher in 2008. Prior to this she was a post-doctoral researcher at the United States Geological Survey in Woods Hole, USA, and holds a PhD in marine science from the University of Perpignan, France. She is involved in many projects related to ocean observatories such as the ongoing LoVe, EMSOERIC, SIOS. In addition, she is the leader of EMAN7 (Environmental impact of Methane seepage and sub-seabed characterization at LoVe – Node 7) and co-leader of NorEMSO (Norwegian Node for the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory).