In 7-10 November 2016, the second workshop of ODYSSEE was organized in Chasselay (France), under the initiative of Philippe Choler (LECA – Grenoble) and Mihai PUȘCAȘ (UBB – Cluj-Napoca). The workshop was devoted to the “Analyses of multifaceted ecological data”.Read More
This is the final brochure of the ODYSSEE project for the general public.Read More
During the field season of 2016, the ODYSSEE researchers were involved in a field campaign that aimed to: (i) gather microclimate data recorded by the HOBO loggers installed in 2014 in the sites, (ii) place new data loggers to better represent the range of environmental conditions of alpine meadows by including “thermic alpine” settings, and (iii) record and check vegetation data in the sites.Read More
This year, ODYSSEE has been extended by including two additional major mountain ranges of Europe, the Balkans and the Pyrenees, with the aim of acquiring data from new biogeographical regions and contrasting environments. These sampled areas are under the influence of Mediterranean climate and represent the southernmost distribution for Carex curvula alpine communities.
In 19-20 May 2015, the first workshop on Odyssee and BioDivMount projects was organized in Cluj-Napoca, under the initiative of Eric COISSAC (LECA – Grenoble), Pierre TABERLET (LECA – Grenoble), Philippe CHOLER (LECA – Grenoble), and Mihai PUȘCAȘ (UBB – Cluj-Napoca). The workshop was devoted to DNA metabarcoding, a new technique for assessing biodiversity from environmental DNA.
COISSAC Eric, PUSCAS Mihai, TABERLET Pierre
DNA metabarcoding is a rapidly evolving method for assessing biodiversity from environmental DNA. It has a wide range of applications: biodiversity monitoring, animal diet assessment, reconstruction of paleo communities, among others. The Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, in collaboration with the Laboratoire of Alpine Ecology (LECA – Grenoble), organize a two days workshop for presenting the bases and the last advances of this technique.