in italics PhD students and post-docs

Moatar, F., Floury, M., Gold, A. J., Meybeck, M., Renard, B., M. Ferréol, Chandesris, A., Minaudo C, Addy K & Pinay, G. (2020). Stream solutes and particulates export regimes: A new framework to optimize their monitoring. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 516.

Frei, R.J., Abbott, B.W., Dupas, R., Gu, S., Gruau, G., Thomas, Z., Kolbe T., Aquilina L., Labasque Th., Laverman A., Fovet O., Moatar F., and Pinay G.(2020). Predicting Nutrient Incontinence in the Anthropocene at Watershed Scales. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 7.

Roubeix, V., Minaudo, C., Prats, J., Reynaud, N., Zhang, Q., Moatar, F., & Danis, P. A. (2020). Adapting the dynamic LakeMab model to simulate seasonal variations of phosphorus concentration in reservoirs: a case study of Lake Bultière (France). Limnology, 1-12.

Le Lay, H., Thomas, Z., Rouault, F., Pichelin, P., & Moatar, F. (2019). Characterization of Diffuse Groundwater Inflows into Stream Water (Part II: Quantifying Groundwater Inflows by Coupling FO-DTS and Vertical Flow Velocities). Water, 11(12), 2430.

A Beaufort, F Moatar, E Sauquet, P Loicq, DM Hannah (2019). Influence of landscape and hydrological factors on Stream‐Air temperature relationships at regional scale Hydrological Processes, 2019

Le Lay, H., Thomas, Z., Rouault, F., Pichelin, P., & Moatar, F. (2019). Characterization of Diffuse Groundwater Inflows into Streamwater (Part I: Spatial and Temporal Mapping Framework Based on Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature Sensing). Water, 11(11), 2389.

Frazar S, AJ Gold, K Addy, F Moatar, F Birgand … Contrasting behavior of nitrate and phosphate flux from high flow events on small agricultural and urban watersheds – Biogeochemistry, 2019 Volume 145, Issue 1–2, pp 141–160

Minaudo, C., Dupas, R., Gascuel-Odoux, C., Roubeix, V., Danis, P. A., & Moatar, F. (2019). Seasonal and event-based concentration-discharge relationships to identify catchment controls on nutrient export regimes. Advances in Water Resources, 131, 103379.

Weyhenmeyer, Gesa A., et al. « Widespread diminishing anthropogenic effects on calcium in freshwaters. » Scientific Reports 9 (2019).

Pinay, G., Gascuel, C., Ménesguen, A., Souchon, Y., Le Moal, M., Levain, A., F. Moatar… & Souchu, P. (2018). L’eutrophisation: Manifestations, causes, conséquences et prédictibilité. Editions Quae.

Le Moal, M., Gascuel-Odoux, C., Ménesguen, A., Souchon, Y., Étrillard, C., Levain, A., .F. Moatar.. & Pinay, G. (2019). Eutrophication: A new wine in an old bottle?. Science of the Total Environment, 651, 1-11.

Garnier, J., Ramarson, A., Billen, G., Théry, S., Thiéry, D., Thieu, V., Minaudo C. & Moatar, F. (2018). Nutrient inputs and hydrology together determine biogeochemical status of the Loire River (France): Current situation and possible future scenarios. Science of the Total Environment, 637, 609-624.

Minaudo, C., Curie, F., Jullian, Y., Gassama, N., and Moatar, F. (2018). QUAL-NET, a high temporal-resolution eutrophication model for large hydrographic networks. Biogeosciences (2018). 15, 2251–2269,

Loicq P., Moatar F., Jullian Y., Dugdale S.J., Hannah D.M. 2018. Improving representation of riparian vegetation in a regional stream temperature using LiDAR data. Science of The Total Environment 624, 480-490

Abbott B.W., Moatar F., Gauthier O., Fovet O., Antoine V., Ragueneau O. 2018. Trends and seasonality of river nutrients in agricultural catchments: 18 years of weekly citizen science in France. Science of The Total Environment 624, 845-858

Moatar F., Abbott B.W., Minaudo C., Curie F., Pinay G. 2017. Elemental properties, hydrology, and biology interact to shape concentration-discharge curves for carbon, nutrients, sediment, and major ions. Water Resources Research 53 (2), 1270-1287

Abbott B.W., Gruau G., Zarnetske J.P., Moatar F., Barbe L., Thomas Z., Fovet O., Kolbe T., Gu S., Pierson‐Wickmann A., Davy P., Pinay G. 2017. Unexpected spatial stability of water chemistry in headwater stream networks. Ecology Letter Doi:10.1111/ele.12897

Minaudo C., Dupas R., Gascuel‐Odoux C., Fovet O., Mellander P.E., Jordan P., Shore M. Moatar, F. 2017. Nonlinear empirical modeling to estimate phosphorus exports using continuous records of turbidity and discharge. Water Resources Research, 53(9), pp.7590-7606.

Poisvert C, Curie F., Moatar F. 2017. Annual agricultural N surplus in France over a 70-year period. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 107 (1), 63-78

Baratelli F., Flipo N., Moatar F., 2016. Estimation of stream-aquifer exchanges at regional scale using a distributed model: sensitivity to in-stream water level fluctuations, riverbed elevation and roughness. Journal of Hydrology,

De Lavenne A, Skoien J.O., Cudennec C., Curie F., Moatar F. 2016. Transferring measured discharge time series: Large-scale comparison of Top-kriging to geomorphology-based inverse modeling. Water Resour. Res. 52, doi: 10.1002/2016WR018716

Beaufort A., Curie F., Moatar F., Ducharne A., Melin E., Thiery D. 2016. T-NET, a dynamic model for simulating daily stream temperature at the regional scale based on a network topology. Hydrological Processes, Vol. 30, Issue 13, pages 2196–2210, doi 10.1002/hyp.10787;

Minaudo C., Moatar F., Coynel A., Etcheber H., Gassama N., Curie F. 2016. Using recent high-frequency surveys to reconstitute 35 years of organic carbon variations in a eutrophic lowland river. Environmental monitoring and assessment. Vol 188 : 1-17

Lalot E., Curie F., Wawrzyniak V., Baratelli F., Schomburgk S., Flipo N., Piegay H., Moatar F. 2015. Quantification of the contribution of the Beauce groundwater aquifer to the discharge of the Loire River using thermal infrared satellite imaging. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. Volume 19, Issue 11, Pages 4479-4492

Minaudo C, M Meybeck, F Moatar, N Gassama, F Curie 2015. Eutrophication mitigation in rivers: 30 years of trends in spatial and seasonal patterns of biogeochemistry of the Loire River (1980–2012). Biogeosciences, Volume 12, Issue 8, Pages 2549-2563

Beaufort A., Moatar F., Curie F., Ducharne A., Bustillo V., Thiéry D. 2015 River temperature modelling by Strahler order at the regional scale in the Loire River basin, France River Research and Applications, DOI: 10.1002/rra.2888

Dupas R., Delmas M., Dorioz J.M., Garnier J., Moatar F., Gascuel-Odoux. C. 2014. Assessing the impact of agricultural pressures on N and P loads and eutrophication risk. Ecological Indicators 48 (2015) 396–407

Latapie A, Camenen B., Rodrigues S., Paquier A., Bouchard J.P., Moatar F. 2014. Assessing channel response of a long river influenced by human disturbance. Catena n° 124 : 1 – 12.

Bustillo V., Moatar F., Ducharne A., Thiéry D., Poirel A. 2014. A multimodel comparison for assessing water temperatures under changing climate conditions via the equilibrium temperature concept: case study of the Middle Loire River, France. Hydrological processes. Vol 28, issue 3, 1507-1524 Doi: 10.1002/hyp.9683.

Raymond S., Mailhot A., Talbot G., Gagnon P., Rousseau A.N., Moatar F., 2013. Load Estimation Method Using Distributions with Covariates: A Comparison with Commonly Used Estimation Methods. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 1-14. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12147

Raymond S., Moatar F., Meybeck, M., and Bustillo, V., 2013. Choosing methods for estimating dissolved and particulate riverine fluxes from monthly sampling. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 58 (6), 1–14.

Dupas R., Curie F., Gascuel-Odoux C., Moatar F., Delmas M., Parnaudeau V., Durand P. 2013. Assessing N emissions in surface water at the national level : Comparison of country-wide vs. regionalized models. Science of the Total Environment 443: 152-162.

Néméry J., Mano V., Coynel A., Etcheber H., Moatar F., Meybeck M., Belleudy P., Poirel A. 2013. Carbon and suspended sediment transport in an impounded alpine river (Isère, France). Hydrological processes. Vol. 27 : 2498-2508. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9387

Moatar F., Meybeck M., Raymond S., Birgand F., Curie F. 2013. River flux uncertainties predicted by hydrological variability and riverine material behavior. Hydrological processes. 27, 3535-3546, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9464

Meybeck M., Moatar F. 2012. Daily variability of river concentrations and fluxes: indicators based on the segmentation of the rating curve. Hydrological Processes 26: 1188-1207

Grosbois C., Meybeck M., Lestel L., Lefèvre I., Moatar F. 2012. Severe and contrasted polymetallic contamination patterns (1900-2009) in the Loire river sediments (France). Science of the Total Environment  435, 290-305

Birgand F., Faucheux C., Gruau G., Moatar F, Meybeck M. 2011. Uncertainties in assessing annual nitrate loads and concentration indicators : Part 2. Deriving sampling frequency charts in Brittany, France. Transaction of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, vol 54(1): 93-104.

Birgand F., Faucheux C., Gruau G., Augeard B., Moatar F., Bordenave P. 2010. Uncertainties in assessing annual nitrate loads and concentration indicators: Part 1: Impact of sampling frequency and load estimation algorithm. Transaction of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, vol 53(2): 437-446.

Tramblay Y., Saint-Hilaire A., Taha B.M.J.O, Moatar F., Hecht B. 2010. Estimation of local extreme suspended sediment concentrations in California Rivers. Science of the Total Environment, vol 408, 19: 4221-4229. 

Boisneau C., Moatar F., Bodin M., Boisneau P. 2008. Effect of global warming on migration pattern and interannual variability in the recruitment of young of the year of Allis shad in the Loire River. Hydrobiologia 588 :245-259.

Etcheber H., Taillez A., Abril G., Garnier J., Servais P., Moatar F., Commarieu M.V. 2007 – Particulate organic carbon in the Estuarine Turbidity Maxima of the Gironde, Loire and Seine Estuaries : origin and lability. Hydrobiologia 588:245-259

Moatar F., Meybeck M. 2007. Riverine fluxes of pollutants: towards predictions of uncertainties by flux duration descriptor. C.R. Geoscience, Hydrology-Hydrogeology. 339: 367-382

Moatar F., Gailhard J. 2006. Water temperature behaviour in the River Loire since 1976 and 1881. C.R. Geosciences, Hydrology-Hydrogeology. 338: 319-328.

Moatar F., Person G., Meybeck M., Coynel A., Etcheber H., Crouzet P. 2006. The influence of contrasting suspended particulate matter transport regimes on the bias and precision of flux estimates. Science of the Total Environment 370: 515-531.

Rodrigues S., Bréhéret J.G., Macaire J.J., Moatar F., Nistoran D., Jugé P. 2006. Flow and sediment dynamics in the vegetated secondary channels of an anabranching river: the Loire River (France). Sedimentary Geology, 186(1-2), 89-109.

Rodrigues S., Bréhéret J.G., Moatar F., Macaire J.J. 2005 – Impact des crues sur les bilans sédimentaires de chenaux secondaires de la Loire moyenne (France). C. R. Géosciences, 337, 487-495.

Moatar F., Meybeck M. 2005 – Compared performances of different algorithms for estimating annual nutrient loads discharged by the eutrophic river Loire. Hydrological Processes, 19, 429-444.

Moatar F., Miquel J., Poirel A. 2001. A quality control method for physical and chemical monitoring data. Application to dissolved oxygen levels in the river Loire (France). Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 252 (1-4), 25-36.

Moatar F., Fessant F., Poirel A. 1999. pH modelling by neural networks. Application of control and validation data series in the Middle Loire river. Ecological Modelling 120, pp: 141-156.

Other publications

Meybeck, M.,  Moatar, F. 2015. Daily variability of suspended particulate concentrations and yields and their effect on river particulates chemistry. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 367, 1-12.

Minaudo C., Gassama N., Moatar F., Coynel A., Gosse P. 2014. High frequency records of nutrients and algal biomass pigments for deciphering biogeochemical processes in the Loire River (France). Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, 10, 139-142.

Beaufort A., Bustillo V., Curie F., Moatar F. Ducharne A., Thiery D. 2013. Water temperature sensitivity under climatic change: comparison between mountain and lowland rivers in the Loire basin. In B. Arheimer (ed.): Understanding Freshwater Quality Problems in a Changing World, p321-328, IAHS Publication 361, Wallingford, UK.

Minaudo C., Moatar F., Meybeck M., Curie F., Gassama N., Leitao M. 2013. Loire River eutrophication mitigation (1981–2011) measured by seasonal nutrients and algal pigments. In B. Arheimer (ed.): Understanding Freshwater Quality Problems in a Changing World, p167-174, IAHS Publication 361, Wallingford, UK.

Latapie A., Camenen B., Paquier A., Rodrigues S., Moatar F. 2009. Morphological evolution of the middle Loire River: definition of geomorphic homogeneous river reaches. River Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Vionnet CA, Garcia MH, Latrubesse EM, Perillo GME (eds). CRC Press–Taylor & Francis Group: Santa Fé, 1, 43-49.

Birgand F., Faucheux C., Moatar F., Meybeck M. 2009. Uncertainties on nitrate water quality indicators associated with infrequent sampling in Brittany, France. In 2009 Reno, Nevada, June 21-June 24, 2009 (p. 1). American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Nistoran D., Moatar F., Rodrigues S., Philippe, J. 2007. Hydraulic modeling of an anabranched river reach: riffle-pool reversal and maintenance mechanism during a flood event. In Proc. of the congress international association for hydraulic research (Vol. 32, No. 1, p. 387).

Mano V., Moatar F., Coynel A., Etcheber H., Ludwig W., Meybeck M., Schafer, J. 2006. Space and time variability of suspended particulate matter (SPM) transport in 32 French rivers (100 to 100 000 km²; daily to yearly). In Sediment dynamics and hydromorphology of fluvial systems”, ICCE IAHS International Symposium (pp. 3-7).

Legeay P.L., Moatar F., Bougon N., Deronzier R. Dupas, Gascuel-Odoux C. 2016. Les modèles Nutting : une boite à outils pour estimer des flux et des rétentions d’azote et de phosphore dans les masses d’eau. Revue Eaux, Sciences et Territoires, Article hors série numéro 31.

Moatar F., Baratelli F., Flipo N., Sauquet E., Vidal J.P., Habets F. 2016. Régimes hydrologiques, thermiques et leurs évolutions à long terme. La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution, Editions Quae

Vidal J.P., Thiery D., Habets F., Garnier, J.,  Moatar F. 2016. Trajectoires hydroclimatiques du bassin et impacts possibles. La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution, Editions Quae

Wawrzyniak,V., Lalot E., Piégay H., Moatar, F.,  Allemand, P. 2016. Télédétection infrarouge thermique des cours d’eau retour d’expérience de 5 années de recherche dans les bassins du Rhône et de la Loire. In Journée technique Avancées, apports et perspectives de la télédétection pour la caractérisation physique des corridors fluviaux.

Moatar F, Ducharne A., Thiery D., Bustillo V., Sauquet E., Vidal J.P. 2010. La Loire à l’épreuve du changement climatique. Géosciences n°12, numero special La Loire, agent géologique : 78-87

Grosbois C, Breheret J-G, Moatar F, Négrel Ph. 2010. La Loire, usine à carbonates. Géosciences n°12, numéro spécial La Loire, agent géologique : 54-60

Moatar, F., Birgand F., Meybeck M., Raymond S. 2009. Stratégies d’échantillonnage et incertitudes sur l’évaluation des flux de nutriments (dissous et totaux) et des indicateurs de concentration à partir des suivis discrets tels qu’employés dans le cadre du RNB, La Houille Blanche n°3 : 68-76

Moatar F., Meybeck M., Poirel A. 2009. Variabilité journalière de la qualité des rivières et son incidence sur la surveillance à long terme : exemple de la Loire Moyenne. Daily variability and its implication on long term river water quality surveys : the middle Loire example. La Houille Blanche n°4 : 91-100

Birgand F., Faucheux C., Gruau G., Augeard B., Moatar F., Meybeck M., Bouedo A., Bordenave P. 2009. Une approche quantitative du rôle de la fréquence d’échantillonnage sur les incertitudes associées aux calculs des flux et des concentrations moyennes en nitrate en Bretagne. Ingénierie Eau Territoires Agriculture, vol 59-60, 23-37

Moatar F., Meybeck M., Raymond S., Coynel A., Ludwig W., Mano V., Nemery J., Poirel A., Etcheber H., Crouzet P. 2008. Evaluation des flux de MES à partir des suivis discrets: méthodes de calcul et incertitude. La Houille Blanche n°4 : Transports solides et gestion des sédiments en milieux naturels et urbains, pp : 64- 71.

Moatar F., Poirel A., Obled C. 1999. Analyse de séries temporelles de mesures de l’oxygène dissous et du pH sur la Loire au niveau du site nucléaire de Dampierre (Loiret) : 1. Compréhension des variations temporelles des teneurs en oxygène dissous et du pH en relation avec des données hydrométéorologiques. Hydroécologie Appliquée, Tome ½, vol. 11, pp 127-151


Moatar F., Baratelli F, Sauquet E., Vidal J.P., Habets F. 2016. Chap 3. Régimes hydrologiques, thermiques et évolutions long-terme. Moatar F., Dupont N. (coord). La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution. 2016, Editions Quae, Collection Synthèses, 320 pages

Dupont N., Moatar F. 2016. Chap 4. Extrêmes hydrologiques et leur gestion. Moatar F., Dupont N. (coord). La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution. 2016, Editions Quae, Collection Synthèses, 320 pages

Rodrigues S., Le Hir P., Latapie A., Braud S., Bona P. 2016. Chap 6. Transferts de particules dans le continuum fluvio-estuarien. Moatar F., Dupont N. (coord). La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution. 2016, Editions Quae, Collection Synthèses, 320 pages

Vidal JP, Thiery D, Habets F, Garnier J, Moatar F. Chap 17. Trajectoires hydroclimatiques du bassin et impacts possibles sur la ressource en eau et la qualité de l’eau. Moatar F., Dupont N. (coord). La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution. 2016, Editions Quae, Collection Synthèses, 320 pages

Moatar F., Dupont N. 2016. Chap 22. Enjeux du bassin et recherches futures. Moatar F., Dupont N. (coord). La Loire fluviale et estuarienne : un milieu en évolution. 2016, Editions Quae, Collection Synthèses, 320 pages

Pinay G., Gascuel C., Menesguen A., Souchon Y., Le Moal M., Levain A., Moatar F., Pannard A., Souchu P. 2017. L’eutrophisation: manifestations, causes, conséquences et prédictibilité. Synthèse de l’Expertise scientifique collective CNRS-Ifremer-INRA-Irstea. 148 pages.

Rodrigues S., Moatar F., Claude N. 2012. Sediment transport in Encyclopedia of Environmetrics Second Edition, A.-H. El-Shaarawi and W. Piegorsch (eds). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp. 2398-2413. DOI 10.1002/9780470057339.vas010.pub2.

Moatar F. 2005. pH modelling by ANN in the eutrophic Middle Loire river. Chapter 8, In S. Lingireddy and G.M. Brion Ed. “Artificial Neural Networks in Water Supply Engineering”, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pub., 97-106.

Nistoran D., Moatar F., Manoliu M., Ionescu C. 2007. Hydraulique technique. Cours à l’usage des étudiants – en roumain. 207 pages, Editeur Printech, Ouvrage rédigé dans le cadre des échanges Erasmus entre l’Université de Tours et l’Université Polytechnique de Bucarest. ISBN 978-973-718-661-4.

Ionescu C., Baran G., Manoliu M., Moatar F. 1994. Mécanique des fluides (vol.1). Cours à l’usage des étudiants – en roumain – Editeur Université Polytechnique de Bucarest 174 pages. ISBN 978-973-718-661-4.