Brice Trouillet, PhD in Marine Geography, is Maître de conférences (Lecturer) at the University of Nantes (France), which is a major university pole in France (35000 students, 1500 scientists). He develops his research in the laboratory LETG Géolittomer (which is a lab of the CNRS), mainly dedicated to maritime and coastal issues. He is also the responsible of the Master “Geography and Planning of Maritime Spaces” (University of Nantes). To date, he directed 36 Master thesis and co-directed 2 PhD Thesis. For further information please visit his website.
Schematically, his two major fields of interests are: Human activities at sea (mainly fisheries), in particular mapping issues (integration of local knowledge) and the comprehension of dynamics (new activities, strategies, conflicts…). Marine management: marine spatial planning, integrated coastal zone management.
He is currently involved in several research projects, particularly:
- mapping fisheries (project VALPENA)
- the socio-spatial practices in fisheries in France and Canada (project COSELMAR) and in Chile (project CALEMAR)
- the social dimension of coastal and maritime issues in France and Canada (project POLDER).
He is/was also involved: as an expert for maritime governance and fisheries issues in West-Africa (Guinea, Mauritania), as a member of the National Committee of Scientific Research (CNRS), as member of Scientific Council (University of Nantes), as a reviewer for several scientific journals, etc.