Iñaki GARCIA DE CORTAZAR-ATAURI
Research engineer, Inra Avignon
Iñaki Garcia de Cortazar-Atauri is a research engineer, working at Inra since 2011. His work in the Agroclim unit covers several research fields: 1) evaluation of phenological process based models for perennial and annual crops; 2) works on crop modelling using the STICS crop model in particular, and especially to study climate change impacts on grapevine; 3) development of biophysical databases related with the climate; 4) the development of agronomic indicators in order to define strategies to adapt cropping systems to climate change. Iñaki is one of the managers of a national network of observatories observing phenology of all the living kind (plant, animals and microorganisms), the SOERE TEMPO.