Stéphane Bazot

Position: Professor – ESE Assistant Director

Team: Plant Ecophysiology

Contact details:
Laboratoire Écologie, Systématique et Évolution – IDEEV
Bureau 2217 Bât. 680 – 12, route 128
91190 Gif Sur Yvette

Tel: +33 (0)1 69 15 71 36


Email: stephane.bazot (at)

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution

Research interests

The main objectives of my research are to understand the C and N functioning of forest ecosystems.

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution

Career path

2007 Maître de Conférences en Ecologie section 67. Université Paris Sud Orsay, Laboratoire d’Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution UMR 8079. Débuté le 01/09/07
2006 Post-Doc. Equipe Dépollution Biologique des Sols Université de Haute Alsace-Colmar
2005 ATER/Post-Doc. IUT Génie Biologique Colmar, laboratoire Gestion des Risques et Environnement Colmar
2004 ATER/Post-Doc. Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, Centre d’Ecologie Végétale, Institut de Botanique de Strasbourg
2001-2004 Doctorat « Sciences Agronomiques ». Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine INPL
2001 D.E.A. « Sciences Agronomiques ». ENSAIA Nancy Ecole nationale Supérieure des Industries Agro-Alimentaires, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine INPL

Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution


Terrigeol, A.,Indorf, M., Jouhanique, T., Tanguy, F.,Hoareau, D.,Rahimian, V., Cheraiet, A.,Miedziejewski, A., Bazot S., Lata, JC., Mathieu, J., Hannot, C., Dreuillaux, JM., Zanella, A. (2018). Short communication : Study of soil–vegetation relationships on the Butte Montceau in Fontainebleau, France : pedagogical exercise and training report. Applied Soil Ecology, 123, 646-658

Delaporte A., Zanella A., Vincent G., Bugeat M., Damesin C., Bazot S. (2017). Structural and functional differences in the belowground compartment of healthy and declining beech trees. Applied Soil Ecology 117, 106-116.

Bazot S., Fresneau C, Damesin C, Barthes L. (2016). Contribution of previous year’s leaf N and soil N uptake to current year’s leaf growth in sessile oak. Biogeosciences, 13, 3475-3484.

Bazot S., Fresneau C, Damesin C, Barthes L. (2016). Contribution of previous year’s leaf N and soil N uptake to current year’s leaf growth in sessile oak. Biogeosciences Discuss., doi:10.5194/bg-2016-59.

Delaporte A., Bazot S., Damesin C. (2016). Reduced stem growth, but no reserve depletion or hydraulic impairment in beech suffering from long-term decline. Trees structure and function, Issue 1, pp265-279.

Granda E, Bazot S., Fresneau C, Boura A, Faccioni G, Damesin C (2015). Integrating inter- and intra-annual tree-ring width, carbon isotopes and anatomy : responses to climate variability in a temperate oak forest. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-807-1.

Delpierre N, Vitasse Y, Chuine I, Guillemot J, Bazot S., Rathgeber CB (2015). Temperate and boreal forest tree phenology : from organ-scale processes to terrestrial ecosystem models. Annals of Forest Science:1-21.

Gilson A., Barthes L., Delpierre N., Dufrêne E., Fresneau C., Bazot S. (2014). Seasonal changes in carbon and nitrogen compound concentrations in a Quercus petraea chronosequence. Tree Physiology, 34, 716–729.

Bazot S., Barthes L., Blanot D., Fresneau C. (2013). Distribution of non-structural nitrogen and carbohydrate compounds in mature oak trees in a temperate forest at four key phenological stages. Trees structure and function, 27(4), 1023-1034.

Delaporte A, Bazot S., Fresneau C, Damesin C. (2013). What are the functional mechanisms underlying forest decline ? A case study on a European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) stand. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, p 10603.

Gilson A, Bazot S., Barthes L, Delpierre N, Fresneau C, Audebert L, Dufrêne E. (2013). Tree age-related effects on seasonal dynamics of carbon reserves in Quercus petraea : an in situ experimental approach. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, p 10698.

Damesin C., Bazot S., Fresneau C. (2012). Soluble sugars and starch extraction from plant tissues for isotope analysis. Protocols in ecological & environmental plant physiology, Promotheus wiki http://prometheuswiki.publish.csiro…

Epron D., Ngao J., Dannoura M., Bakker MR., Zeller B., Bazot S., Priault P., Plain C., Lata JC., Bosc A., Barthes L., Loustau D. (2011). Seasonal variations of belowground carbon transfer assessed by in situ 13CO2 pulse labelling of trees. Biogeosciences, 8(5), 1153-1168.

Bazot S., Lebeau, T (2009). Effect of immobilization of a bacterial consortium on diuron dissipation and community dynamics. Bioresource Technology. 100, 1 : 4257-4261.

Braud A., Jézéquel K., Bazot S., Lebeau T. (2009). Enhanced phytoextraction of an agricultural Cr- and Pb-contaminated soil by bioaugmentation with siderophore-producing bacteria. Chemosphere, 74, 2 : 280-286.

Bazot S., Lebeau T. (2008). Simultaneous mineralization of glyphosate and diuron by a consortium of three bacteria as free- and/or immobilized-cells. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 77 : 1351-1358.

Bazot S., Blum H., Robin C. (2008). Nitrogen rhizodeposition assessed by a 15NH3 shoot pulse-labelling of Lolium perenne L. grown on soil exposed to 9 years of CO2 enrichment. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 63 (1-3) : 410-405.

Ngao J, Berveiller D, Eglin T, Bazot S., Pontailler J, Damesin C (2008). Assessing the determinism of the seasonal variations of trunk CO2 efflux by combining field-isotopic composition monitoring and process-based modeling. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. 1:0343.

Bazot S., Bois P., Joyeux C., Lebeau T. (2007) Co-immobilization of Arthrobacter sp. and Delftia acidovorans for the total mineralization of diuron. Biotechnology letters. 29 (5) : 749-754.

Bazot S., Ulff L., Blum H., Nguyen C., Robin C. (2006). Effects of elevated CO2 concentration on rhizodeposition of Lolium perenne grown on soil exposed to 9 years of CO2 enrichment. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 38 (4) : 729-736.

Allard V., Bazot S, Blum H.,Newton P.C.D., Robin C. (2006). Impact of elevated CO2 on rhizodeposition of ryegrass grown on soils exposed to CO2 enrichment. Proceedings of the final COST 631 meeting “From Understanding and modelling to application : managing the natural potential of the rhizosphere for designing rhizosphere technologies”. P. Tlustoš, J. Száková (eds). Prague 21-23 April 2006. p. 34. ISBN 80-213-1481-8.

Bazot S., Mikola J., Nguyen C., Robin C. (2005). Do defoliation-induced changes in C allocation of field-grown Lolium perenne affect C availability, microbes and microbial feeders in soil ? Functional Ecology. 19 (5) : 886-896.

Bazot S. (2005). Contribution à l’étude de l’allocation des photoassimilats récents dans la plante et la rhizosphère chez une graminée pérenne (Lolium perenne L.). Thèse de doctorat, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, 174p.

Bazot S., Tavernier J, Plantureux S., Robin C. (2004). Carbon partitioning into plant soil system of rye grass (Lolium perenne) sward after defoliation. In Land use systems in grassland-dominated regions. Grassland Science in Europe. Volume 9 pp 1231 (Switzerland). ISBN : 3-72812940-2.

Gueritaine G., Bazot S., Darmency H (2003) Emergence and growth of hybrids between Brassica napus and Raphanus raphanistrum. New Phytologist.158, 3 : 561-567.