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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018




Centre Alpin sur les Réseaux Trophiques et Ecosystèmes Lacustre

Last Publications

[hal-02942285] Assessing metacommunity processes through signatures in spatiotemporal turnover of community composition

Although metacommunity ecology has been a major field of research in the last decades, with both conceptual and empirical outputs, the analysis of...
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[mnhn-02635416] A review of the socioecological causes and consequences of cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Victoria

Africa is experiencing high annual population growth in its major river basins. This growth has resulted in significant land use change and pollution...
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[hal-02947616] Studies of NH4+ and NO3- uptake ability of subalpine plants and resource-use strategy identified by their functional traits

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[hal-02935301] New 16S rRNA primers to uncover Bdellovibrio and like organisms diversity and abundance

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[hal-02935311] New 16S rRNA primers to uncover Bdellovibrio and like organisms diversity and abundance

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[hal-02932439] Transfer dynamics of macroplastics in estuaries – New insights from the Seine estuary: Part 2. Short-term dynamics based on GPS-trackers

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[hal-02509432] Water‐soluble carbohydrates in Patzkea paniculata (L.): a plant strategy to tolerate snowpack reduction and spring drought in subalpine grasslands

In subalpine grasslands of the central French Alps, cessation of traditional mowing promotes dominance of Patzkea paniculata (L.) G.H.Loos (Poaceae)...
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[hal-02930647] Studies of NH4+ and NO3- uptake ability of subalpine plants and resource-use strategy identified by their functional traits

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[hal-02926626] Comparisons of day-time and night-time hydroacoustic surveys in temperate lakes

In recent years, due to an increased need for non-intrusive sampling techniques, hydroacoustics has attracted attention in fishery science and...
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[hal-02916313] Bdellovibrio and Like Organisms in Lake Geneva: An Unseen Elephant in the Room?

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