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360 scientists
12 research units


environment aquaculture aquatic resource management marine resources aquaculture ecosysem tropical and Mediteranean biology and ecology oceanography fisheries


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Research units and teams involved in 'Biodiversity and Aquatic ecosystems'

360 scientists

186 PhD students

12 research units

Keywords : Aquaculture,aquatic resource management, tropical and Mediterranean biology and ecology, marine resources, oceanography, fisheries


dossier thematique agropolis international "écosystèmes aquatiques"Agropolis thematic directory on 'Aquatic ecosystems : resources and development' n° 6 (September 2007, 68 pages)





"Collections taxonomiques, collections vivantes et ressources génétiques pour la biodiversité" (In French)
Number 17 - October 2013 - 75 pages


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EA BAE : Biocapteurs-Analyse-Environnement UPVD E2 Thierry Noguer
UMR MARBEC : Marine biodiversity, explotation, conservation CNRS, Ifremer, IRD, UM GAIA Laurent Dagorn
UMR BIOM : Integrative biology of marine organisms CNRS
Hervé Moreau
UMR CEFREM : Center for Education and research onMediterranean environments (in French) CNRS, UPVD E2 Wolfgang Ludwig
USR CRIOBE : Centre de recherche insulaire et observatoire de l'environnement CNRS, UPVD
E2 Serge Planès
UMR CEFE : Center for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology CNRS, UM, UPVM, IRD, Montpellier Supagro, INRAE
I2S, GAIA, TTSD Marie-Laure Navas
UMR CEE-M : Center for Environmental Economics - Montpellier CNRS, INRAE, Montpellier SupAgro, UM EDEG Brice Magdalou
UR ENTROPIE : Biocomplexity of Coral Reefs Ecosystems in the Indo-Pacific IRD, CNRS
+Université de la Réunion
Claude Payri
UMR IHPE : Host-Pathogen-Environment Interactions CNRS, Ifremer, UM, UPVD E2 Guillaume Mitta
USR LBBM : Laboratory of Microbial Biodiversity and Biotechnology CNRS
MNHN-UPMC Marcelino Suzuki
UMR LECOB : Benthic Ecogeochemistry Laboratory CNRS
Katell Guizien
UMR LOMIC : Microbial Oceanography Laboratory CNRS
+Sorbonne Université
ED129 Fabien Joux
Acronyms and abbreviations

Institutes and partners

AgroParisTech: Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences
BRGM Montpellier: Geoscience for a sustainable Earth
CHU de Montpellier: Montpellier University Hospital Center
CIHEAM/IAM.M: International Centre for Advances Mediterranean Studies - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier
CIRAD: Agricultural research for development
CNRS: National Scientific Research Centre
ENSCM: National High School of Chemistry of Montpellier
EPHE: Practical School for Higher Studies
Ifremer: French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea
IMT Mines Alès: Ecole Mines-Télécom
Inra: National Agronomy Research Institute
INRIA: National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control
IRD: Research Institute for Development
Irstea: National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture
ISTOM: College of Advanced Studies in International Agro-Development
Montpellier Business School
Montpellier SupAgro: International Center for Higher Education in Agriculture Sciences
UM: Montpellier University
UPVM: Montpellier Paul Valery University
UNîmes: Nîmes University
Paris VI University
UPVD : Perpignan Via Domitia University

Research units form

UMR: Joint research unit
UPR: Internal Research Unit
UR: Research unit
US: Service unit
USC: Unit under contract

Doctoral schools

CBS2 EDA 168: Chemical and Biological Sciences for health - UM1, UM2
DSP ED 461: Law and Political Science - UM1
EDEG ED 231: Economy and management - Montpellier SupAgro, UM1, UM2
E2 ED 305: Energy and environment - UPVD
I2S: Information Structures Systèmes

The Doctoral School (École Doctorale, ED), GAIA (N° 584), was created in July 2015, from the fusion of two other doctoral schools: SIBAGHE (Integrated systems in Biology, Agronomy, Geosciences, Hydrosciences and Environment, N°477) and SPSA (Process Sciences and Food Sciences, N°306)

TTSD ED 60: Territories, time, societies and development - UPVM, UPVD




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