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Partner N°3 : iEES - Naoise Nunan & Xavier Raynaud

Partner N°3 : iEES - N. Nunan & X. Raynaud
Partner N°3: UMR 7618 Institut d’Ecologie et des Sciences de l’Environnement (iEES), Thiverval Grignon

iEES-Paris aims to develop a multidisciplinary analysis of the structure, functioning and dynamics of ecosystems (terrestrial and aquatic) by combining chemical, physical and ecological approaches. One of the principal objectives of iEES-Paris is to understand the “ecogeochemistry” of systems, in which the dynamics of energy and nutrients in ecosystems are studied in the context of interactions among the chemical and physical components of the environment (hydrosphere, atmosphere, soil). The laboratory is renowned for its expertise in stable isotope biogeochemistry (13C, 15N in natural abundance or enriched) using organic mass spectrometers and isotopic mass spectrometers coupled with elemental analysers or gas chromatographs.

Coordinator : N. Nunan (CNRS) is a soil microbial ecologist with a particular interest in spatial ecology and how the spatial heterogeneity of soil at different scales affects soil function. He uses community profiling, isotope labeling as well as a number of miniaturized techniques to understand how microbial community interactions with their environment affect soil C dynamics.