IRD ECOBIO Department visited M-TROPICS study sites in Lao PDR

On November 22-23, Emma Rochelle-Newall and Jean-Christophe Avarre, head and deputy-head of the ECOBIO scientific department at IRD, respectively, along with Sabrina Locatelli, IRD Representative in Lao PDR, visited the various sampling and measuring sites of the M-TROPICS critical zone observatory, currently augmented by the different setups deployed by the ANR DinBuam research project. It was also the opportunity for them to meet two key partners of M-TROPICS in Lao PDR: Nivong Sipaseuth, General Director of the DALaM in Vientiane, and Sivone Vongkhamchanh, General Director of the PAFO in Luang Prabang.

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