Olivier Braissant

Dr. Olivier Braissant
Senior scientist
Biomechanics & Calorimetry Center Basel (BCCB)
Universität Basel
Alte Frauenspital
Klingelbergstrasse 70
CH-4056 Basel

Phone2: +41 (0) 61 207 21 11
Fax: +41 (0) 61 207 21 09
URL Institution: www.biozentrum.unibas.ch/

Additional functions:
Group leader University of Basel

Key Publications of Olivier Braissant (up to ten) :
Braissant O., Aragno M., Verrecchia E.P., (2002). Is the contribution of bacteria to terrestrial carbon budget highly underestimated?. Naturwissenschaften 89, p. 366-370.

Braissant O., Cailleau G., Dupraz C., Verrecchia E.P., (2003). Bacterially induced mineralization of calcium carbonate in terrestrial environments: the role of exo polysaccharides and amino acids J. Sedim. Res. 73, p. 485-490.

Braissant O., Cailleau G., Aragno M., Verrecchia E.P., (2004). Biologically induced mineralization in the tree Milicia excelsa (Moraceae) : its causes and consequences to the environment. Geobiology 2, p. 59-66.

Cailleau G, Braissant O & Verrecchia EP (2011) Turning sunlight into stone: the oxalate-carbonate pathway in a tropical tree ecosystem. Biogeosciences 8: 1755-1767.

Braissant O, Bindschedler S, Daniels AU, Verrecchia EP & Cailleau C (2012) Microbiological activities in moonmilk monitored using isothermal microcalorimetry (cave of "Vers chez le Brandt", Neuchatel, Switzerland). Journal of Cave and Karst studies

Expertise of Olivier Braissant:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic PedospherePedosphere
Geology / Sediments
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Topic EcosystemsMarine Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseFood Security
Topic TechnologyBiotechnology
Topic HealthInfectious / Vector Borne Disease
MethodsApplied Research / Technology

Specialties of Olivier Braissant:
Winner of a Swiss Global Change Day Poster Award 2003 (IGBP)
Bacterially induced calcium carbonate precipitation

Last update: 2/9/21
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2021)

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