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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
Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Introduction : why a global ecology ?
Field Trip
Field Trip
Cellars
Cellars
Field Trip
Field Trip
Ciron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Ciron Valley - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Vineyards
Vineyards
Round table Global ecology
Round table Global ecology
Vineyards
Vineyards
Wine tasting - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Wine tasting - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Field trip - Salles
Field trip - Salles
Boat trip
Boat trip
Dune du Pyla
Dune du Pyla
Field trip - Salles
Field trip - Salles
Boat trip
Boat trip
Dune du Pyla
Dune du Pyla
City trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
City trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Vineyards
Vineyards
Forest Trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Forest Trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE
Evening
Evening
Field Trip
Field Trip

SCALE ISSUES WHEN CROSSING DATA FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES: CASE STUDIES FROM AQUATIC ECOLOGY

Last update Thursday 24 March 2016

Ecologists often work towards explaining how communities vary in space and time. Firstly, when studying the structure of natural communities, ecologists are often confronted to the issue of the taxonomic resolution needed to emphasize patterns characterizing the communities of interest at a particular scale. This issue, illustrated by the ‘taxonomic sufficiency’ concept, will be discussed based on examples from various aquatic communities. Secondly, many of the factors hypothesized to influence aquatic communities are physical oceanographic or meteorological variables. Crossing data among physical oceanography, meteorology and biology into sound statistical frameworks poses many challenges in terms of the level of details and data resolution within each disciplinary component. Several case studies will be discussed to illustrate such compromises.