Aquatic Ecosystems and Cyanobacteria Lectures

ay 1, July 4th :

9:00-11:00 Aquatic ecosystems (lakes and rivers) and their watershed (JfH) § 11:00 - 16:00 The functioning of lentic ecosystems (CQ) - Primary production and phytoplanktonic microorganisms - Factors and processes that control the primary production - Microbial loop and recycling of organic matter - Food webs

Day 2, July 5th:

9:00 - 11:00 Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of microorganisms and sampling strategies (MT) § 11:00-12:30 Eutrophication and determinism of cyanobacterial blooms (JfH) § 14:30-17:30 Cyanobacterial blooms (CB) - Taxonomy and eco-physiological particularities of cyanobacteria - Toxic potential - Regulation / alert threshold

Day 3, July 6th:

9:00 – 16:00 Surveillance/monitoring of aquatic ecosystems - What is the good ecological status about? Water quality monitoring and management in Europe and France (VM and JFD) - Surveillance networks of aquatic ecosystem quality (CQ) - Parameters for the surveillance (chlorophyll-a, nutrients…) and Notion of indicators (CB) - Tools for the surveillance (JfH)