This year the EcoFun team is hosting five MSc students on a range of interesting topics: Ludovic Lacombe (MSc 2), Université de Bordeaux: The influence of A. petiolata and other brassicas on COS emission from soils Muriel Batide (MSc 2), Université
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
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.
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
We are really pleased to welcome Elise Likiliki to the ECOFUN team for the next few months! She will be conducting her Master’s project under the supervision of Teresa and Lisa. She will study the dynamics of CO2, H2O and COS gas exchange in
We are really pleased to welcome Retno Novvitasari to the ECOFUN team for the next few months! She will be conducting her Master2 research project under the supervision of Sam, Aurore and Lisa. She will study how earthworms impact the soil CO2 flux and carbonic anhydrase activity.
We are really pleased to welcome Bastien Frejaville to the ECOFUN team ! He will be working on the ERC research project SOLCA under the supervision of Lisa. He will be extracting waters from soils across Europe using our cryogenic water
Tania Fort has just started her PhD trying to understand the role of plant phyllosphere communities on drought resistance, leaf function and reproductive success. She already has a very busy program lined up and field work in the Ciron valley