The Plankton Chronicles Project is a short documentary series combining art and science, revealing the beauty and diversity of organisms adrift in the currents.

The « Plankton Chronicles » project was started in the context of the Tara Oceans Expedition and the Observatoire Oceanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer (OOV)Christian Sardet, Research Director with the CNRS at Villefranche-sur-Mer conceived the first 4 episodes of the series with Véronique Kleiner and Catherine Balladur from CNRS Images (Meudon). All other episodes were produced by Christian Sardet from OOV&CNRS Côte-d'Azur with Noe Sardet and Sharif Mirshak (Parafilms, Montreal).See interesting sites that use our images and extend the experience 

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Making of Plankton Chronicles

Christian Sardet
BioMarCell group, UMR 7009 BioDev
CNRS / Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6
06230 Observatoire, Villefranche-sur-Mer BP 28, France

Parafilms
129 rue Van Horne
Montréal, QC H2T2J2, Canada
http://parafilms.com

Website credits: TONTON
Concept and idea: Julien Bigeault and Riwal Plaine
Design and graphics: Riwal Plaine
Developement: Julien Bigeault
Project management: Stéphanie Dos Santos

It is sponsored by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS Institutes INSB et INEE), by the Pierre et Marie Curie University (UPMC), the city of Nice, France and the Scientific Groupement Interest GIS IBISA.

Many thanks to Claude Carré, the personnel of the Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer, participants and coordinators of the Tara Oceans Expedition and those who helped make this series and in particular Sacha Bollet, Bernard Dubreuil, Gregory Gallagher, Christian Johnson, Romain Strugalla, Ted Rosengarten, Camila Ossandon and Dana Sardet.

A big thanks to all those who helped make this series and in particular Sacha Bollet, Bernard Dubreuil, Gregory Gallagher, Christian Johnson, Romain Strugalla, Ted Rosengarten, Camila Ossandon y Dana Sardet.

Plankton chronicle videos are licenced under

Creative Commons :
Attribution Non-Commercial
No Derivative

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