Physicist and climatologist
Marie-Antoinette Mélières obtained a PhD in Physical Chemistry and a State Doctorate in Physics at the Joseph Fourier University of Grenoble (currently Grenoble-Alpes). She has carried out research in the fields of molecular spectroscopy, atmospheric physics, but also in the field of environmental sciences (mercury, radioelement and aerosol cycles) and climate (studies focused on sedimentary archives). She has taught at the University of Grenoble-Alpes in fundamental physics and then in climate sciences. She was scientific manager of the CNRS Saga-Science Climat site from 1999 to 2007. She initiated and wrote the Lettre Changement Global under the aegis of the Ministry of Research and the Academy of Sciences (1994-2008).