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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
Ciron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Ciron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Dune du Pyla
Dune du Pyla
Cellars
Cellars
Field trip 2015 - Château Suduiraut, Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Field trip 2015 - Château Suduiraut, Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Dune du Pyla
Dune du Pyla
Cellars
Cellars
Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Visiting Bordeaux
Visiting Bordeaux
Tasting
Tasting
City trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
City trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Vineyards
Vineyards
Evening
Evening
Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Group Picture - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Group Picture - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Boat trip
Boat trip
Crédit LabEx COTE
Report by students
Group - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Group - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Field trip 2015 - Forest Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Field trip 2015 - Forest Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Classroom - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Classroom - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Vineyards
Vineyards

Sophie LE FLOCH

Last update Tuesday 29 January 2019
Sophie LE FLOCH

Researcher, Irstea Bordeaux

Dr. Sophie LE FLOCH is a researcher at Irstea (National Institute for Environmental Science and Research). Her research interests deal with human interactions with nature and the environment. Drawing from geography and anthropology, and based on extensive fieldwork, her work focuses on everyday experiences of environmental changes. She addresses the potential tensions / gaps between, on the one hand, the way « lay people » live and shape their environment ; on the other hand, the way public stakeholders as well as organized social groups establish the environmental issues that legitimate their interventions. She addresses questions spanning perceptions of environmental change (forest and fallow land growth, climate change impacts on river and estuarine areas, aquatic invasive species spreading...) ; environmental conflicts in changing rural areas (afforestation, wind turbine installation...) ; the politics of landscape and its « de-politicizing » effect ; public participation processes and the misleading idea of « social acceptability »...