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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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UMR CARRTEL

Centre Alpin sur les Réseaux Trophiques et Ecosystèmes Lacustre

Ecological Diagnosis

Coordinators :  
Dr. Jean Guillard, Research Engineer 
Dr. Frédéric Rimet, Design Engineer

Given the importance of the 'indicators and ecological diagnoses' component in our activities, a third, transversal axis aims to formalize the development of innovative diagnostic tools and approaches that provide a privileged interface towards operational transfer. . This transverse axis, DiagnosE, is irrigated by some works of BIOTIC and MyCYCLE and in return provides tools / data applicable for the works carried out in these axes. Ongoing Projects

DIagnosE                                      

GOALS

THEMES

 SPECIFIC QUESTIONS

 

 

Pursue development, valorization and transfer in the field of innovative non-intrusive and high frequency tools

HIGH-FLOW BIOLOGICAL INVENTORY FOR BIOMONOTORING

 

integration of environmental DNA approaches for in situ monitoring and ecological diagnoses

Development of autonomous devices (drones) for hydroacoustic monitoring (high spatial and temporal frequency)

INTEGRATION OF HF SENSORS

 

Deploy, optimize and manage chemical sensor (CO2) data for studies in ecology and aquatic biochemistry P

 

 

Pursue and 'upgrade' evaluation tools for wetlands and coastal areas

 

Wetlands and littoral: Diagnostic methods and evaluation tools for compensation and restoration

Consolidate participatory science approaches

Consolidation of fisheries monitoring (amateur fishing) by the development of a Smartphone application

Environmental DNA

Diat.barcode - DNA barcode reference library for diatoms

Diat.barcode is an open-access DNA barcode reference library for diatoms. Experts from several countries collaborate to complete and curate Diat.barcode. The database is accessible at:
https://www6.inrae.fr/carrtel-collection/Barcoding-database
https://www.researchgate.net/project/Diatbarcode-DNA-barcode-reference-library-for-diatoms
F. Rimet 

Synaqua 

Rivers and lakes play a fundamental role in the environment, not only by providing a habitat for all kinds of flora and fauna, but also by improving the landscape and quality of life. In order to implement actions to preserve aquatic areas, the SYNAQUA project proposes to use the genomic tools of bio-monitoring. The approach is based on a recognition of bio-indicator organisms present in the aquatic environment directly through their DNA. The environmental DNA analysis method developed by French and Swiss researchers in collaboration with professionals from public and private services will enable the development of robust and reliable tools and the optimization of current environmental bio-monitoring practices. https://www6.inrae.fr/synaqua/
A. Bouchez was leader of this Interreg FR-CH projet with J. Pawlowski which ended in 2019. 

DNAquanet

DNAquanet is EU COST Action (number CA15219): - international network of scientists & stakeholders advancing novel genetic tools for biomonitoring of Europe's aquatic ecosystems. https://dnaqua.net/
A. Bouchez is co-leader of this network with F. Leese. 

EcoAlpsWaters

The main aim of Eco-AlpsWater is to improve the traditional monitoring approaches (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EC-EU WFD and, in Switzerland, the Water Protection Ordinance-WPO) by using advanced DNA sequencing techniques such as metabarcoding. The new approach will make use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to analyze environmental DNA in waterbodies (which allow rapid species identification at low costs, from fish to bacteria), and smart technologies (automation in data processing, data storage, information retrieval). https://www.alpine-space.eu/projects/eco-alpswater/
I. Domaizon is part of this Alpine-Space Interreg projet. 

PhytoDOM

Development of a tool using eDNA for the identification of phytoplankton and application in French overseas departments. This project is financed by the OFB (Office Français de la Biodiversité) since 2020.
F. RIMET (UMR CARRTEL), C. LAPLACE-TREYTURE (UR EABX), A. BOUCHEZ (UMR CARRTEL),I. DOMAIZON (UMR CARRTEL) are responsible of this project. 

Fish

Harle: Hydroacoustic autonomous boat for Remote fish detections in lake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5wPgLWfCGI&list=PLYW_7e1L9iEIWNkS9_p7SHsdN7jRdzz7v&index=11
J. Guillard, C. Goulon

FishOLA 

FISHOLA is a smartphone application allowing you to inform your fishing trips and your catches on the large alpine lakes (Lake Geneva, Lake Annecy, Lake Le Bourget and Lake Aiguebelette). By providing this information, you participate in the understanding and preservation of the lakes, but also in the knowledge of the amateurs fishing and its practice. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fr.inrae.fishola&hl=fr 
C. Goulon, J. Guillard  

Wetlands

Méthode Nationale d'évaluation des fonctions des zones humides (financée OFB, CD38) (Partenaires: UMS PatriNat, Cerema, Tour du Valat)  :

http://www.zones-humides.org/guide-de-la-m%C3%A9thode-nationale-d%C3%A9valuation-des-fonctions-des-zones-humides
Cette méthode, rapide à mettre en œuvre sur le terrain, permet en outre de vérifier que certains principes de la compensation sont bien respectés. La version 2 est en cours de finalisation, elle inclura entre autres de nouveaux indicateurs, les ZH littorales et une interface de dimensionnement.
J.C. Clément

 Projet BIOGEOZH 

(financé ZABR-AE RMC) (Partenaires (Lab. Ecol. Microbienne INRAE/Lyon 1, Biotope, UMS PatriNat, INRAE Grenoble, UMR CITERES, Biotope, ) : Élaboration d’un outil opérationnel pour évaluer, préserver ou restaurer les fonctions biogéochimiques en zones humides répondant aux enjeux de qualité des eaux et de biodiversité.
J.C. CLément

High-frequency sensors

Using open-source hardware for a better spatial and temporal resolution of lake monitoring: towards an autonomous sensor network
V. Tran-Khac