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Symposium Univ Bordeaux

Summer School “Weak signals and emerging issues in ecological transition” 3th - 7th July 2017



Monday 3th July

Tuesday 4th July

Wednesday 5thJuly

Thursday 6thJuly

Friday 7th July

Theme of the day

Ecology and society*

Field trip

Weak signals: from concept to illustration

Emerging issues in ecosystems and economy

Climate change impacts on ecosystems

Morning 1st part

Welcome reception

Hélène Budzinski


Alexis Ducousso

Garonne estuary

Marie-Hélène Dévier


Kees (Cornelis) van Leeuwen

Social sciences

Caitríona Carter



Climate change impacts on grapevine

Iñaki Garcia de Cortazar-Atauri

Morning 2nd part

From hard evidence to exploring uncertain futures

Pieter Leroy

Signs of a new politics of nature: reflections on the Anthropocene

Jelle Behagel

Defining weak signals*

Frédéric Barraquand

The role of cloud microorganisms in atmospheric processes

Anne-Marie Delort

Emerging organic pollutants: myth or reality?

Hélène Budzinski

Emerging metallic contaminants

Jörg Schäfer

What we (don't) know about climate change impacts in European forests

Marcus Lindner

Climate change impacts in European estuaries

Laure Carassou

Lunch Break


Afternoon 1st part

Round table

Barbara Oliveira

with speakers of the day

Emerging diseases in forests

Cécile Robin

Why and how economic forecasting fails and what to do about it

Éloi Laurent

In the short run, wee are all dead. Or, how financial volatility conceals environmental signals

Ivan Ascher

Report by PhD students

Afternoon 2nd part

Student flash presentations

Group session

Frédéric Barraquand

Laure Carassou

Please note that the program is being elaborated and constantly being updated.
*Titles may change

Ecosystems societies Climate change Forests Hydrosystems Atmosphere Biodiversity Agrosystems Pressures Impacts Modelling Pollution Ecotoxicology Biogeochimical cycles Ecology Adaptability

Forest trip

Dune du Pyla

Visiting Bordeaux

Dune du Pyla

Visiting Bordeaux

Photo credit, BioGeCo

Field trip - Salles

Dune du Pyla

Field trip - Salles

Photo credit, EPOC-LPTC

Dune du Pyla

Crédit, G.Loubota

Ecology and society

Thematic weeks organisation committee

Students 2014

Welcome !


Boat trip

Field trip 2015 - Forest Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Field Trip