Events

Nicolas Gallion has just started his M2 internship at GET within the M-TROPICS/MSEC CZO

Nicolas has been studying environmental sciences for 5 years. As part of his second year of Master’s degree at the University of Burgundy (MASTER II Soil, Water, Environment), he has the opportunity to carry out a six-month internship in collaboration with SNO M-TROPICS / MSEC in the north of Laos. His internship is part of […]

Missions

Geophysical field campaign in India

A team of geophysical scientists from iEES Paris, METIS, and GEOPS, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and the Indo French Cell for Water Sciences (LMI CEFIRSE) performed a field campaign in the agricultural catchment of Berambadi in November 2019. The objective was to characterize the spatial heterogeneity of regolith properties by […]

Workshop

Indo-French remote sensing fall school at IISc Bangalore

An Indo-French fall school was organized from October 28 to 30, 2019, at Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore). It gathered about 50 attendees (PhD students, researchers, engineers). THEIA, the Indian Institute of Science, and the CEFIRSE (Nicolas  Baghdadi, Sekhar Muddu, Mehrez Zribi) lead the event organization. The main objective was to present different applications of […]

Events

4th Meeting of the Indo-French project ANR ATCHA

The 4th Meeting of the Indo-French project ANR ATCHA (Accompanying The adaptation of irrigated agriculture to climate CHAnge) was held at INRA Montpellier SupAgro, campus de la Gaillarde, France, from November 4 to 7, 2019. The meeting gathered 30 participants from Montpellier, Rennes, Toulouse, Avignon and Bangalore. The meeting was followed by a field visit […]

Conferences

Khemngeun PONGMALA was awarded the second place for best oral presentations at 9th World Melioidosis Congress

The 9th World Melioidosis Congress was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, on October 15-18. Four researchers and engineers involved in M-TROPICS participated to the congress: Khemngeun PONGMALA (PhD student at GET), her supervisors Olivier RIBOLZI (IRD, GET) and Alain PIERRET (IRD, iEES Paris), and Anne PANDO (IRD, iEES Paris). Khemngeun presented her current work on the […]

Workshop

Hydrological modelling training with SWAT+ in Luang Prabang, Laos, Oct. 8-10

From Oct. 8 to Oct. 10, Laurie BOITHIAS (CNAP, GET) offered a hydrological modelling training with SWAT+ (Bieger et al., 2017). The objective for the participants was to learn how to use the tool and get basic knowledge of numerical modelling. The training lasted 3 days. The attendees first implemented the tool by using long […]

Missions

E. coli in tropical swamps: decay or regrowth ? EC2CO NARIBACT project

Fecal contamination in surface water is a major health concern in developing countries. The objective of the EC2CO NARIBACT project (2019-2020), led by Laurie BOITHIAS (Phys.-adj. CNAP, GET), is to better understand the drivers of the bacterial dissemination in tropical areas. In August 2019, Laurie BOITHIAS, together with Olivier RIBOLZI (IRD, GET), Norbert SILVERA (IRD, […]

PhD-Post-docs-Jobs

Post-doc position: carbon and greenhouse gas cycling in a tropical watershed

Post-doc position: Carbon and greenhouse gas cycling in a tropical watershed: contribution of soil and vegetation organic matter and hydrology. Aim:  tracking carbon in all reservoirs in a tropical watershed (groundwater, rivers, sediments, soil and vegetation) in order to establish of carbon mass balance of the Nyong river basin Tasks Establishment of a fortnightly monitoring […]

Missions

‘Soil Bag’ experiment ended in M-TROPICS/MSEC site in Laos

The “Soil Bag” soil column incubation experiment on the M-TROPICS/MSEC site in Laos, under teak tree plantation, was ended during the week of June 3, 2019. The global challenges of this experiment is to address the role of soil engineers on soil quality, conservation, and rehabilitation, under different environmental constraints. It also aims to provide […]