A new paper led by Feng Tian (University of Copenhagen) and Jean-Pierre Wigneron (Inra) and involving two members of the Ecofun team, reveals seasonal dynamics of plant water storage over the globe (using the microwave L-band vegetation optical depth SMOS-IC product) and
This excellent paper describes two different methods to monitor positive xylem bulk pressure 1) the pressure gauge which can be rigged onto a rootstock or a side branch, and 2) the point pressure sensor, which can allow measurements from a
Fabulous afternoon of scientific discussion with Maximilian Larter from INRA, BIOGECO and the rest of the jury (Amy Zanne, Jerome Chaves & Jordi Martinez-Vitalta). The jury was tough but Max responded brilliantly to diverse questions on the the evolution and
The EcoFun team is always interested in recruiting highly motivated PhD students. This year there are potentially two PhD topics co-supervised by our team that will be opened in the annual PhD competition at the Ecole Doctorale at The Universite
The EcoFun team will be well represented at the next EGU meeting held in Vienna, Austria (17-22 April 2016), with a total of six presentations, one organised session and a splinter meeting. Check out the schedule! SMP31 COSANOVA network meeting
BG1.5/AS4.7 Terrestrial ecosystem responses to global change: integrating carbon, nutrient and water cycles in experiments and models (co-organized) Conveners: Teresa Gimeno , Maarten Braakhekke Co-Conveners: Jean-Christophe Domec , John E Drake , Karin Rebel Orals / Tue, 19 Apr, 10:30–12:00 / Room 2.83 Posters
Last January, Steven Wohl, Grace Jho and me (Teresa Gimeno) joined Jean-Christophe Domec on his field trip. We drove to a typical maritime pine plantation of ‘Les Landes’ region, managed and supervised (but not owned) by the forest and agricultural
Two EcoFun members have participated in a study forecasting large-scale, drought-induced tree mortality in the southwestern US. The study is now published in Nature Climate Change. See figure below or here or there for more details. The study has been covered by
The EcoFun team will be well represented at the next AGU meeting held in San Francisco, California (13-18 Dec 2015), with a total of four poster, four oral presentations and two primary speakers. Check out the schedule!
The EcoFun team will be well represented at the next EGU meeting held in Vienna, Austria (13-17 April 2015), with a total of eight presentations and six speakers. Check out the schedule!