Name: Dr. Antoine De Ramon N’Yeurt
Job title: Lecturer
Course currently taught: PC426 (Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Climate and Disaster Resilience)
Tel: (+679 323 2023)
Job responsibilities and teaching interests:
Dr. Antoine de Ramon N’Yeurt obtained his PhD in marine botany from the University of the South Pacific (USP, Suva) in 1998, and is currently a Lecturer in climate-change issue at the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD) of the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. For the last 20 years he devoted his activities to the study of marine algae of the Pacific Islands such as Fiji, Rotuma, the Cook Islands, and has been involved in surveys of the marine floras of French Polynesia, Wallis, the Solomon Islands, Santo (Vanuatu), the Seychelles and Clipperton. He is the author of numerous publications, books and floras on taxonomy and described several new genera and species of marine algae. Since 2012, he is the coordinator for PC426 (Ecosystem-Based Adaptation for Climate and Disaster Resilience), a fully-online postgraduate course at the University of the South Pacific. More recently, he has been involved in the topics of Ocean Algal Afforestation (OAA) and renewable energy, bio-fertilisers and ocean acidification and its effects on coral reefs. He is also involved in population-level climate change adaptation in the South Pacific, and manages a network of coastal observation platforms for seawater temperature and ocean acidification in Fiji (ReefTEMPS Fiji). Since 2012, Dr. N’Yeurt has co-supervised more than 10 Masters and PhD students.