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
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Dune du PylaDune du Pyla
Introduction : why a global ecology ?Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Conference roomConference room
Vallée du Ciron - Crédits photo LabEx COTEVallée du Ciron - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Welcome !Welcome !
Visiting BordeauxVisiting Bordeaux
EveningEvening
Field trip - SallesField trip - Salles
Hôtel Chateau Latour - Crédits photo LabEx COTEHôtel Chateau Latour - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
CellarsCellars
Ciron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTECiron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Field trip - SallesField trip - Salles
Forest Trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTEForest Trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Commodifying ecosystemic servicesCommodifying ecosystemic services
Class room - Crédits photo LabEx COTEClass room - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Boat tripBoat trip
Visiting BordeauxVisiting Bordeaux
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Laure CARASSOU

Last update Tuesday 21 February 2017

Her research interest is focused on the response of aquatic communities (mainly fishes) to environmental factors at various spatial and temporal scales. She has addressed this topic in various aquatic ecosystems, including oligotrophic coral-reef marine systems in the South Pacific, productive estuarine environments in the northern Gulf of Mexico, river-ocean continuums in South Africa, and coastal marine systems influenced by seasonal upwelling production in the Sea of Oman. She now develops research on the trophic dynamics of key species and its role in terms of ecosystem functioning in the Gironde estuary. She combines multiple field, laboratory and data analysis approaches in the framework of diverse research projects with the objective of explaining spatial and temporal variability characterising aquatic communities at various observational scales. Among these approaches, she has a particular interest into multivariate statistical methods allowing the exploration of the structure and dynamics of complex data bases, and the identification and ranking of factors driving the composition of biological assemblages. Besides her research activities in aquatic ecology, she also co-leads the research program of the ITE Chair, in particular through collaborative projects lying at the frontiers among quantitative geography, ecology and social sciences, and designed so as to improve knowledge on ecosystem dynamics in terrestrial landscapes and wetlands, including urban areas.

Tuesday 21 February 2017 by GOUNY Claire.


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