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Institute life

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2016 PhD thesis campaign: 21 doctoral research contracts

Are you a PhD candidate looking for a research contract? Irstea is now accepting applications for 21 PhD research positions. Applications will be accepted until May 18, 2016 inclusive.

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Waters

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Publication. Natural mountain hazards

A reference book published by the Editions Quae reviews natural mountain hazards such as avalanches, floods, landslides and rockfalls, along with protective procedures that can be implemented and relevant research. Two Irstea researchers wrote the book with...

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Institute life

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Global and climate change: 55 plans for action in the service of the environment

Partners, regional stakeholders and managers: as part of COP21, Irstea is offering 55 specific plans to deal with the challenges of climate and global changes in a book and website designed for you.

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Waters

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Natural risks in mountain areas: a real-time warning system in the PACA region

By the end of 2015, a flood warning system will come into operation in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. A research project that has helped install 3 next generation radars, hydrological modeling of 8,000 catchment areas and the study of other...

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Ecotechnologies

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Pesticides: a nozzle to avoid dispersal into the environment

It’s not easy to apply product droplets to olive leaves without “spreading them everywhere.” An innovation could change the situation and reduce the amount of product released into the environment.

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DISCOVER

Sharing water resources

There is water on Earth. However, as P. Barthelemy points out, "The Earth is actually brown, dyed blue." He indicates that despite the planet's blue colour, easily accessible fresh water is very scarce. That's why it's so important to save, preserve and evaluate the resource, now and for the future. Irstea research is currently tackling this universal and practical issue.

Published 10/02/2014

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Irstea, the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, is Public Scientific and Technical Research Establishment (EPST). Irstea consits of 9 sites in France.

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Agricultural equipment projet : questionnaire set up for manufacturers

Irstea has been commissioned to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the agricultural equipment sector and to deliver support recommendations to encourage industrial innovation and development as part of the French industrial development and agricultural ecology project.

Participate in the online questionnaire.