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
Forest tripForest trip
Group Picture - Crédits photo LabEx COTEGroup Picture - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Crédit LabEx COTEReport by students
Introduction : why a global ecology ?Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Fieldtrip Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTEFieldtrip Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Field TripField Trip
Field trip - SallesField trip - Salles
Dégustation - Crédits photo LabEx COTEDégustation - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Class room - Crédits photo LabEx COTEClass room - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Biogeochemical cycles of disrupted ecosystemsBiogeochemical cycles of disrupted ecosystems
Group - Crédits photo LabEx COTEGroup - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Conference roomConference room
Dune du PylaDune du Pyla



Monday 11th june

Tuesday 12th june

Wednesday 13th june

Thursday 14th june

Friday 15th june

Theme of the day

Ecology and society

Field trip

Interactions between ecosystems and rural-urban fringes

Interactions between ecosystems and rural-urban fringes

Climate change impacts on ecosystems

1st part

Welcome reception

(Eric Villenave)


(Kees Van Leeuwen)


Garonne estuary

(Marie-Hélène Dévier)


Social sciences

(Caitríona Carter)


(Alexis Ducousso)

Atmospheric chemistry

(Eric Villenave / Emilie Perraudin)

The lands at the urban fringe: the periurbanization process

(Jeanne Dachary Bernard)

Climate change impacts on grapevine

(Iñaki Garcia de Cortazar-Atauri)

Global change and urban environments : social issues, political challenges

(Pieter Leroy)

Interactions between urban and surrounding rural environments: impact on air quality

(Matthias Beekmann)

Ecosystem services in cities: challenges and dilemmas

(Wissal Selmi)

Short and local food circuits: fashion pheno-menon or change of background?

(Nathalie Corade)

2nd part

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

(Jelle Behagel)

Environmental justice

(Pieter Leroy)

 The challenge of biodiversity conservation in urban landscapes

(Laure Carassou)

Lunch break


Afternoon 1st part

Round table

(Barbara Oliveira

with speakers of the day)

Facing the challenges of drinking water production in peri-urban areas

(Alexandre Pryet)

Environmental impact and human health: The case of pesticides

(Marie-Hélène Devier, Isabelle Baldi, Françis Macary)

Report by PhD students

Afternoon 2nd part

Student flash presentations

Emerging contaminants in urban areas

(Hélène Budzinski)