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Françoise Henry

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Maître de Conférences, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale

Maison de la Recherche en Environnement Naturel Tél : 03 21 99 64 04
32 avenue Foch Fax : 03 21 99 64 01
62930 Wimereux, France Email :

Thèmes de recherche :

- Etude et impact des éléments traces (métaux) sur le milieu marin (organismes, sédiments, eaux).

- Influence des apports anthropiques sur la distribution des peuplements ichtyologiques et mammifères marins.

- Mise en place de protocoles analytiques pour l’analyse de métaux, composés organiques dans différents compartiments naturels.

- Expérience des isotopes longues périodes (Nd, Sr, Pb) dans des applications géochimiques et océanographiques (traceur de sources continentales, de masses d’eau…)

Formation :

1993 : Doctorat, spécialité Océanographie chimique, « Etude du rôle du néodyme comme traceur de sources et de processus dans l’océan » (sous la direction de J.-F. Minster et C. Jeandel, UMR39/LEGOS), Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.

1989 : DEA "Transferts de matière et d’énergie dans l’écorce terrestre et les matériaux". Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.

Publications :

- Henry F. Mahfouz C. , Delegrange A. & Courcot L (2017). Total mercury in marine species from the French coast of the Eastern English Channel. Chemistry and Ecology, 33:4, 271-280.

- Crémière A., Strauss H., Sebilo M., Hong W.L., Gros O., Schmidt S., Tocny J., Henry F., Gontharet S., Laverman A.M (2017). Sulfur diagenesis under rapid accumulation of organic-rich sediments in a marine mangrove from Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Chemical Geology, 454, 67-79.

- Mahfouz C, Meziane T, Henry F, Abi-Ghanem C, Spitz J, Jauniaux T, Bouveroux T, Khalaf G, Amara R. (2017) Multi-approach analysis to assess diet of harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena in the southern North Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 563, 249-259.

- Henry F, Philippe S, Gontharet S, Courcot C, Dörr W, Caillaud J. (2016).First investigations of metal contents and Pb isotopes in protected salt marsh sediments (North Sea coast of France).Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment, 12 to 15 September 2016, Ghent, Belgium, pp 407-408.

- Net S., Henry F., Rabodonirina S., Diop M., Merhaby D., Mahfouz C., Amara R., Ouddane B. (2015). Accumulation of PAHs, Me-PAHs, PCBs and total mercury in sediments and marine species in coastal areas of Dakar, Senegal : Contamination level and impact. International Journal of Environmental Research, 9(2), 419-432.

- Kerambrun, E, Henry F, Rahbi K., Amara R. (2014). Effects of chemical stress and food limitation on the energy reserves and growth of turbot, Scophthalmus maximus. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21(23), 13488 – 13495.

- Mahfouz C., Henry F., Jauniaux T., Khalaf G., and Amara R. (2014). Organochlorines in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded along the southern North Sea between 2010 and 2013. Environmental Science : Processes & Impacts, 16, 2774–278.

- Mahfouz C, Henry F, Courcot L, Pezeril S, Bouveroux T, Dabin W, Jauniaux T, Khalaf G, Amara R. 2014. Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded along the southern North Sea : An assessment through metallic contamination. Environmental Research, 133(0):266-273.

- Kerambrun, E, Amara R, Henry F, 2013. Effects of food limitation on nine metal concentrations in liver and PAH metabolites in bile of juvenile turbot. Scophthalmus maximus, previously exposed to contaminated sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32 : 2552-2557.

- Kerambrun, E., Henry, F., Cornille, V., Courcot, and Amara R. 2013. A combined measurement of bioaccumulation and condition indices in juvenile European flounders, Platichthys flesus, from European estuaries. Chemosphere, 91, 498-505.

- F. Henry, I. Filipuci, G. Billon, L. Courcot, E. Kerambrun and R. Amara, 2012. Metal concentrations, growth and condition indices in European juvenile flounder (Platichthys flesus) relative to sediment contamination levels in four Eastern English Channel estuaries. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14, 3211–3219.

- Kerambrun, E, Henry, F., Maréchal, A., Sanchez, W., Minier, C., Filipuci, I. and Amara, R., 2012. A multibiomarker approach in juvenile turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, exposed to contaminated sediments. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 80, 45-53.

- Kerambrun E, Le Floch S., Sanchez W., Thomas Guyon H., Meziane T., Henry F., Amara, R. 2012. Responses of juvenile sea bass, Dicentrarchus labrax, exposed to acute concentrations of crude oil, as assessed by molecular and physiological biomarkers. Chemosphere, 87, 692-702.

- Kerambrun, E., Henry, F., Courcot, L., Gevaert, F., Amara, R., 2012. Biological responses of caged juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) in a polluted harbour Ecological Indicators, 19, 161-171.

- Kerambrun, E. F. Henry, W. Sanchez, R. Amara, 2012. Relationships between biochemical and physiological biomarkers responses measured on juvenile marine fish under environmental chemical contamination. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A : Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Volume 163, Supplement, September 2012, Pages S22–S23.

- Kerambrun, E., F. Henry, P. Perrichon, L. Courcot, T. Meziane, N. Spilmont and R. Amara, 2012. Growth and condition indices of juvenile turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, exposed to contaminated sediments : effects of metallic and organic compounds. Aquatic Toxicology, 108, 130–140.

- Kerambrun E, Sanchez W, Henry F, Amara R, 2011. Are biochemical biomarker responses related to physiological performance of juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) caged in a polluted harbour ? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C, 154, 187-195.

- C. Cœur-Tourneur, A. Tomas, A. Guilloteau, F. Henry, F. Ledoux, N. Visez, V. Riffault, J.C. Wenger, Y. Bedjanian, 2009. Aerosol formation yields from the reaction of catechol with ozone. Atmospheric Environment, 43, 2360-2365.

- F. Henry, C. Coeur-Tourneur, F. Ledoux, A. Tomas, D. Menu, 2008. Secondary organic aerosol formation from the gas-phase reaction of hydroxyl radicals with m-, o- and p-cresol. Atmospheric Environment, 42, 3035-3045.

- C. Coeur-Tourneur, F. Henry, M.-A. Janquin and L. Brutier, 2006. Gas-phase reaction of hydroxyl radicals with m-, o- and p-cresol ; International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 38, 553-562.

- F. Henry, R. Amara, L. Courcot, D. Lacouture and M. -L. Bertho, 2004. Heavy metals in four fish species from the French coast of the Eastern English Channel and Southern Bight of the North Sea, Environment International, 30, 675-683.

- Jeandel C., Lacan F, Henry F , Thouron D., Lauret O. , Minster B. , Usbeck R. , Provost C .and Garçon V., 2002. Water mass pathways off the Argentine coast traced by REE concentrations and Nd isotopic composition. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, A364.

- F. Henry, J.-L. Probst, D. Thouron, P. Depetris and V. Garçon, 1996. Nd-Sr isotopic compositions of dissolved and particulate material transported by the Parańa and Uruguay rivers during high (december 1993) and low (september 1994) water periods. Science Géologique Bulletin, Strasbourg, 49, 89-100.

- F. Henry, C. Jeandel, B. Dupré and J.-F. Minster, 1994. Particulate and dissolved Nd in the western Mediterranean Sea : sources, fate and budget. Marine. Chemistry, 45, 283-305.

- F.E. Grousset, F. Henry, J.-F. Minster and A. Monaco, 1990. Nd isotopes as tracers in water column particles : the western Mediterranean Sea. Marine. Chemistry, 30, 389-407.