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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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Fractionation of AgroResources and Environment lab


Research Engineer URCA
Word Art Hugues

Address : UMR FARE, 2 esplanade Roland-Garros, 51100 Reims, France

Phone : +33 (0)3 26 77 35 87
Fax : +33 (0)3 26 77 35 99

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2020 :                 Research engineer, University of Toulouse (CESBIO, Toulouse)
2019-2020 :        Postdoctoral fellow, University of Lorraine (LAE, Colmar)
2018 :                 Modeller, Terres Inovia
2016-2017 :        Postdoctoral fellow, INRA (AgroImpact, Laon)
2013-2015 :        Postdoctoral fellow, University of Lorraine (LAE, Nancy)
2012-2013 :        Teaching and research essistant, University of Lorraine (ENSAIA, Nancy)
2011-2012 :        Teaching and research assistant, University of Nancy (ENSTIB, Epinal)
2008-2012 :        PhD student, CNRS-University of Lorraine (LIEBE, Metz)


2012 :                  PhD in Ecotoxicology Biodiversity Ecosystems, University of Lorraine
2007 :                  Master in Biology of Microorganisms, University of Strasbourg
2004 :                  Bachelor in Biochemistry, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne


Biogeochemical cycles, modelling, organic matter decomposition, microbial ecology

Research interests

Agronomic and environmental assessment of agricultural practices for the management of organic resources (lignocellulosic biomasses, exogeneous organic matters) through modelling and multi-criteria assessment


Since 2021:         Bachelor students, UFR SEN URCA : agronomy, agrosystems
2018-2021 :        Master students, AgroParisTech : modelling soil organic matter dynamics
2012-2013 :        Engineering students, ENSAIA : soil fertility, plant nutrition, ecophysiology, microbiology
2011-2012 :        Engineering students, ENSTIB : wood biodegradation
2009-2011 :        Bachelor and Master students, UFR SciFA Metz : microbiology, molecular biology

Main publications



Bruni E*, Guenet B, Huang Y, Clivot H, Virto I, Farina R, Kätterer T, Ciais P, Martin M, Chenu C. Additional carbon inputs to reach a 4 per 1000 objective in Europe: feasibility and projected impacts of climate change based on Century simulations of long-term arable experiments. Biogeosciences 2021, 18, 3981–4004. DOI

Farina R., Sándor R., Abdalla M., Álvaro‐Fuentes J., Bechini L., Bolinder M.A., Brilli L., Chenu C., Clivot H., De Antoni Migliorati M., Di Bene C., Dorich C.D., Ehrhardt F., Ferchaud F., Fitton N., Francaviglia R., Franko U., Giltrap D.L., Grant B.B., Guenet, B., Harrison M.T., Kirschbaum M.U.F., Kuka K., Kulmala L., Liski J., McGrath M.J., Meier E., Menichetti L., Moyano F., Nendel C., Recous S., Reibold N., Shepherd A., Smith W.N., Smith P., Soussana J.F., Stella T., Taghizadeh‐Toosi A., Tsutskikh E., Bellocchi G., 2021. Ensemble modelling, uncertainty and robust predictions of organic carbon in long-term bare-fallow soils. Global Change Biology, 27, 904-928. DOI : 10.1111/gcb.15441

Mary B., Clivot H., Blaszczyck N., Labreuche J., Ferchaud F., 2020. Soil carbon storage and mineralization rates are affected by carbon inputs rather than physical disturbance: evidence from a 47-year tillage experiment. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.106972

Yin X., Beaudoin N., Ferchaud F., Mary B., Strullu L., Chlébowski F., Clivot H., Herre C., Duval J., Louarn G., 2020. Long-term modelling of soil N mineralization and N fate using STICS in a 34-year crop rotation experiment. Geoderma, 357: 113956, DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.113956

Clivot H., Petitjean C., Marron N., Dallé E., Genestier J., Blaszczyck N., Santenoise P., Laflotte A., Piutti S., 2019. Early effects of temperate agroforestry practices on soil organic matter and microbial enzyme activity. Plant and Soil, DOI: 10.1007/s11104-019-04320-6

Colas F., Woodward G., Burdon F., Guérold F., Chauvet E., Cornut J., Cébron A., Clivot H., Danger M., Danner M.C., Pagnout C., Tiegs S., 2019. Towards a simple global-standard bioassay for a key ecosystem process: organic-matter decomposition using cotton strips. Ecological Indicators, 106: 105466, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105466

Clivot H., Mouny J.C., Duparque A., Dinh J.L., Denoroy P., Houot S., Vertès F., Trochard R., Bouthier A., Sagot S., Mary B., 2019. Modeling soil organic carbon evolution in long-term arable experiments with AMG model. Environmental Modelling & Software, 118: 99-113, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.04.004

Clivot H., Mary B., Valé M., Cohan J.P., Champolivier L., Piraux F., Laurent F., Justes E., 2017. Quantifying in situ and modeling net nitrogen mineralization from soil organic matter in arable cropping systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 111: 44-59, DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.03.010

Clivot H., Charmasson F., Felten V., Boudot J.P., Guérold F., Danger M., 2014. Interactive effects of aluminium and phosphorus on microbial leaf litter processing in acidified streams: a microcosm approach. Environmental Pollution, 186: 67-74, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.11.024

Clivot H., Cornut J., Chauvet E., Elger A., Poupin P., Guérold F., Pagnout C., 2014. Leaf-associated fungal diversity in acidified streams: insights from combining traditional and molecular approaches. Environmental Microbiology, 16: 2145-2156, DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12245

Clivot H., Danger M., Pagnout C., Wagner P., Rousselle P., Poupin P., Guérold F., 2013. Impaired leaf litter processing in acidified streams: learning from microbial enzyme activities. Microbial Ecology, 65: 1-11, DOI: 10.1007/s00248-012-0107-x

Clivot H., Pagnout C., Aran D., Devin S., Bauda P., Poupin P., Guérold F., 2012. Changes in soil bacterial communities following liming of acidified forests. Applied Soil Ecology, 59: 116-123, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2011.09.010