Benjamin Stocker has been part of the team this past two weeks, practising his french and exchanging ideas and codes with the team. He also gave a great seminar to the unit on the modelling of N in large scale
Great ECOFUN momento from this years COSANOVA splinter meeting at the EGU conference in Vienna. There were many interesting talks on COS during the conference and a lively discussion at the splinter meeting. As you can see we all left
Camille Delvigne will be working with the team for the next 18 months as part of her FWO fellowship Celsius in collaboration with Sophie Opfergelt at UCL, Belgium. Camille is currently learning all about plants with the team and will
Last August, Functional Plant Biology published online our paper on the effects of soil water and temperature on light inhibition in Mediterranean holm oak forests. There is a long story behind how two ECOFUN members ended up contributing to this
Rossella Guerrieri a Marie Sklowdoski Curie fellow based at CREAF in Barcelona visits ECOFUN to give a great talk on the research she is conducting as part of her fellowship. The title of her talk was ‘Linking carbon, water and
Koen Hufkens has finally arrived back in Europe from the US. Koen will be working with the ECOFUN team on the MicroMic project for the next months helping us set-up an experiment for canopy microclimate and phenology measurements.
After 4 great years and playing an active role in the story of the ECOFUN team and lab, Joana sadly has to leave for pastures new. Joana has now moved on to the ECOTRON facility in Montpelier and we hope
Nicolas Devert has recently joined the INRA ECOFUN team as an assistant engineer and will now start to bond with MEDUSA and the water isotope laser spectrometer of the lab.
As part of our continued collaboration with Alexis Achim and Laval University, Quebec ECOFUN hosted a visit from Joelle Berthier. Joelle spent her time here learning about stable isotope variations in ecosystems and was trained in the preparation and extraction
Adria Barbeta Margarit joins the ECOFUN team after completing his PhD at CREAF in Barcelona. He will now be looking at the water use of a refugia population of Beech trees growing along the banks of the Ciron river. Adria