Jacques Gautier

73 avenue de Paris · 94165 Saint-Mandé CEDEX · (+33)1 43 98 80 80 · jacques.gautier@ign.fr

Assistant Professor in Geovisualization.

Member of the GEOVIS research team

Enseignant-Chercheur en Géovisualisation.

Membre de l'équipe GEOVIS

Research Interests

Sujets de recherche

Spatio-temporal data visualization
Visualisation de données spatio-temporelles
Exploratory Data Analysis
Analyse exploratoire


Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor in Geovisualization

September 2020 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher


Postdoctoral researcher in the Urclim european project. Geovisualization of climate data in urban environments, at city scales.

More information: Urclim project webpage

September 2019 - September 2020

Resarch Ingeneer

STEAMER, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France

Development of a visualization environment as part of the Choucas project, which aims to provide help to the rescuers of the Peloton de Gendarmerie de Haute Montagne (PGHM, Mountain troops of the National Gendarmerie) for victims localization in a mountain environment.

More information: Jacques Gautier Steamer webpage ; GrAPHiST webpage

April 2018 - July 2019

PhD student

STEAMER, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France

GrAPHiST: an exploratory analysis approach for identifying dynamics of spatio-temporal phenomena.

This PhD was supervised by Paule-Annick Davoine (LIG) and Claire Cunty (EVS-Lyon II), and dealt with spatio-temporal data visualization and exploratory data analysis.

More information: Jacques Gautier Steamer webpage ; GASPAR webpage ; CHOUCAS project webpage

January 2015 - October 2018

GIS Consultant

Capgemini, France

Engineer at the GIS development center of CapGemini in Nantes.

2013 - 2015


Université Grenoble Alpes

PhD in Geography
January 2015 - October 2018


Engineering school
Geographical Information Science
September 2009 - September 2012


[Accepted] Gautier J., Brédif M., Christophe S., 2020. Co-visualization of air temperature and urban data for visual exploration. IEEE VIS Short Paper Proceedings, published in IEEE Xplore.
[Accepted] Gautier J., Davoine P.-A., Cunty C., 2020. Geovisualization and harmonic analysis for the exploratory search of localized cyclic recurrences in spatio-temporal event data. Geomatica, 2020.
[ACL] Journals
[ACLN] Journals
[ASCL] Others
[ACTI] Conferences
[ACTN] Conferences
[COM] Conferences
[OS] Books and Chapters
[DO] Books and Chapters
[AFF] Posters
[AP] Preprints
[TH] Dissertations
[INV] Invited Talks
[PV] Popularization


On-going and past research projects


Realization of integrated Urban Climate Services (UCS), which will be of interest for urban planners and related stakeholders, to respond to user needs, but also to provide assistance in decision making.


Interdisciplinary research project aiming to respond to a need expressed by the PGHM of Grenoble to help localising victims in montain area.