Nicolas Reul is an oceanographer at IFREMER/ Laboratory for Ocean Physics and Satellite remote sensing (LOPS), France. Since 2000, he has been leading research and development activities around the satellite remote sensing of sea surface salinity from low-frequency microwave radiometers. He is co-principal investigator of the ESA/Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission since 2014, leading Expert Support Laboratories dedicated to the ocean side of the mission for ESA and for the CNES/Centre Aval de Traitement des données SMOS (CATDS), the French ground segment for the SMOS Level 3 and 4 data. He also conducts research on ocean surface measurements from space in extreme wind conditions (Hurricanes), Air Sea Interactions, Sea Surface Waves, fluid Mechanics and electromagnetism. See his CV here.