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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018




Centre Alpin sur les Réseaux Trophiques et Ecosystèmes Lacustre

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[hal-02869723] Hydropower operations modulate sensitivity to meteorological forcing in a high altitude reservoir

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[hal-02746258] Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world’s large lakes

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[hal-02647929] Effects of climate and land-use changes on fish catches across lakes at a global scale

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[hal-02592077] Mesoscopic wave physics in fish shoals

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[hal-02571678] Emission of greenhouse gases from French temperate hydropower reservoirs

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