Summer School "Ecology and Society: Frontiers and Boundaries" / 3 - 7 June 2019

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

Classroom - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Vineyards

Fieldtrip Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Dune du Pyla

Field trip - Salles

Cellars

Class room - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Round table on global change

Visiting Bordeaux

Field trip - Salles

Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Round table Global ecology

Cellars

Cellars

Cellars

Group 2018 - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Field Trip

Dune du Pyla

Wine tasting - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Evening

Agrosystems - Gregory GAMBETTA

Agricultural ecology has a long history and is becoming increasingly important in promoting sustainable agricultural production. The field is extremely diverse and encompasses many different subjects including: sustainable pest control, worker protection (i.e. social justice), the maintenance of biodiversity, and the reduction of resource consumption and environmental impacts. Thus agricultural ecology represents an integrative science with a broad range of research areas that can extend from the specific physiology of individual organisms to the structure and dynamics of populations and communities. I will present a short history of the field and a discussion of some of its primary areas of focus in a contemporary context. Finally, I will focus on the idea of "sustainable viticulture" and will discuss current challenges in increasing vineyard sustainability from the perspective of a plant biologist.



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