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Carbonate Sedimentology
(incl. Sequence, Cement & Holo- stratigraphies)
3D Reservoir "Geomodels"
Micropaleontology (Algae, "microbes", and large benthic Foraminifera)
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Occupation (1):



UBO (Université de
Bretagne Occidentale)
Brest (France)

Occupation (2):

Adjunct Researcher


Biodiversity: Origin, Structure, Evolution and Geology
Lebanese University
Fanar, Beirut (Lebanon)

Occupation (3):

Pesquisador Associado


Centro de Geociências Aplicadas ao Petróleo
Universidade Estadual Paulista
Rio Claro - SP (Brasil)

Occupation (past):

Adjunct Research Associate


Jul 2007 - Mar 2019

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
KU (University of Kansas)
Lawrence (U.S.A.)




Born in 1958

Marital Status:

Married, one daughter

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Postal address:


Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Univers
UFR Sciences et Techniques
Université de Bretagne Occidentale
6 avenue Le Gorgeu - CS 93837
FR-29238 Brest Cedex 3 (France)

More About Him

Bruno R.C. GRANIER is full professor and the chair person in paleontology and sedimentology at the University of Brest (W Brittany, France). To date he has written or contributed to more than 120 publications in the field of sequence stratigraphy, carbonate sedimentology, diagenesis, rock-typing, and micropaleontology (for the most part fossil calcareous algae). He is also the editor of several geology-driven web sites, including the journal Carnets de Géologie and the portal Geoscience e-Journals.

Bruno holds a BSc in Sedimentary Geology (1981) from P. Sabatier University - Toulouse, a MSc in Geodynamics (1983), a PhD in Stratigraphy (1987) as well as the Habilitation in Earth Sciences (2003) from P. et M. Curie University - Paris.

Before joining academe in 2004, Bruno worked over a decade and a half for the oil industry. In 1987, after having been granted the PhD, he began his professional career with SCOP6, and in turn thereafter for Total C.F.P., G.S.C., and the Société Nationale elf-Aquitaine (Production). Finally, in 1991, he joined Total as Senior Carbonate Sedimentologist at its Scientific and Technical Research Centre in Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse (France). There he coordinated studies on Angola and Libya, and was responsible for carbonate studies on France, Qatar, and Yemen. In 1995 he was seconded by Total Fina Elf to ADMA-OPCO in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), as Petrography Expert; he was team leader for a major Integrated Reservoir Characterization Study. In late 2001, Bruno was back in Paris with Total in the reservoir division where he dealt with the carbonate reservoirs of the Congo, Angola, etc., along with the bituminous sands of Alberta. The prospect of more freedom for research led to his fulfillment of the requirements for an habilitation and the announcement of his candidature for a professorship [1 & 2].

Since September 2004, he is full professor at the Université de Bretagne occidentale ("Western Brittany") in Brest (France). There, among other duties (teaching, research, ...), he administrates a portal of Not-For-Profit Associations, mostly those dealing with Stratigraphy and hosted on the main server of this French University.

In parallel, from 2007 to 2019, he was offered an appointement (volunteer) as an Adjunct Research Associate with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas in Lawrence (U.S.A.).

Since June 2011, he is a Pesquisador Associado with the UNESPetro at the Centro de Geociências Aplicadas ao Petróleo of the Universidade Estadual Paulista in Rio Claro - SP (Brazil).

Recently, in January 2013, he joined the team "Biodiversity: Origin, Structure, Evolution and Geology" as an Adjunct Researcher (volunteer) at the Faculty of Sciences II - Fanar of the Lebanese University in Beirut (Lebanon).


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