Enseignant chercheur
Dépt. Signal et Communications

Téléphone : 02 29 00 12 87
Télécopie : 02 29 00 10 12
Courriel :
IMT Atlantique
Vue aérienne


  • New papers:
    • Analog/model-free assimilation: analog data assimilation, MWR (pdf), Application to cloud-free SST, IEEE TCI (pdf), Application to along-track SLA data, Submitted to RSE (pdf)
    • New movement ecology papers: Coupling spectral analysis and HMM, Mov. Ecol. (pdf), Fishing gear identification from VMS trajectories, Mov. Ecol. (pdf)
  • Demos:
    • Spatio-temporal observation-driven identification and tracking of the mesoscale ocean surface dynamical modes (demo)
    • Model-free/data-driven assimilation using Kalman ensembles (demo coming soon)
  • Project:
    • ANR SESAME 2017-2019 on the management of AIS and Sentinel data flows for satellite marine traffic surveillance
    • ANR grant EMOCEAN 2013-2016 on the high-resolution reconstruction of geohysical fields from multi-resolution and multi-source satellite data (webpage)
    • internship/Phd/Postdoctoral position (contact me)


Brief vitae (detailed resume, pdf)

  • 2016: Invited Professor at IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB, Mallorca, Spain)
  • From 2012: Professor at IMT Atlantique/LabSTICC
  • 2010-1011: Visiting scientist at IRD Peru/IMARPE (Peruvian Sea Institute, Lima, Peru)
  • 2008-2012: Associate Professor at Telecom Bretagne/LabSTIC
  • 2002-2007: Full-time researcher at Ifremer Brest, Fisheries Science Department
  • 2001-2002: INRIA postdoctoral fellow in the Dpt of Computer Science at Brown University (with Michael Black)
  • 1998-2001: Phd in computer vision and signal processing in VISTA team at INRIA Rennes (with Patrick Bouthemy)
  • 1997-1998: Research and teaching assistant in the signal processing group of the French Naval Academy
  • 1997: MSc in Applied Mathematics from SUPAERO/Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse, France)
  • 1997 Graduated from of SUPAERO (an engineering school in space and aeronautics)

Selected publications

  • R. Lguensat, P. Tandeo, P. Aillot, R. Fablet. The Analog Data Assimilation. Monthly Weather Review, 2017. (pdf)
  • A. Bertrand, D. Grados, F. Colas, S. Bertrand, X. Capet, A. Chaigneau, G. Vargas, A. Mousseigne, R. Fablet. Broad impacts of fine-scale dynamics on seascape structure from zooplankton to seabirds Nature Communications, 5: 5239, 2014. (pdf)
  • P. Tandeo, B. Chapron, S. Ba, E. Autret, R. Fablet. Segmentation of mesoscale ocean surface dynamics using satellite SST and SSH observations. IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and remote Sensing, (preprint)
  • R. Fablet, L. Pecquerie, H. de Pontual, H. Hoie, R. Millner, H. Mosegaard, S.A.L.M Kooijman. Shedding light on fish otolith biomineralization using a bioenergetic approach. PLOS One, 2011 (pdf,demo).
  • H.-G. Nguyen, R. Fablet, J.M. Boucher. Visual textures as realizations of multivariate log-Gaussian Cox processes, IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern recognition, CVPR'2011, Colorado Springs, June 2011.
  • I. Karoui, R. Fablet, J.M. Boucher, J.M. Augustin. Variational region-based segmentation using multiple texture statistics. IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 30(3):3146-3156, 2011(preprint).
  • L. Pecquerie, R. Nisbet, R. Fablet, A. Lorrain, S.A.L.M. Kooijman. The impact of metabolism on stable isotope dynamics: a theoretical framework. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B: Biological Sciences, 365(1557):3455-3468, 2010 (preprint).
  • R. Fablet, P. Bouthemy. Motion recognition using non parametric image motion models estimated from temporal and multiscale cooccurrence statistics. IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 25(12):1619-1624, December 2003. (pdf)


Ronan Fablet
IMT Atlantique/LabSTICC
Technopôle Brest Iroise, CS 83818
29238 Brest cedex 3, FR
Phone: 33 (0)2 29 00 12 87
Fax: 33 (0)2 29 00 10 12
Email: ronan.fablet AT

Technopôle Brest-Iroise - CS 83818 - 29238 Brest Cedex 3 - France
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