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Société Française d'Écologie

Société Française d'Écologie
Call for Workshops for the Joint BES and SFE 2014 Annual Meeting 9 – 12 December 2014, Lille Assemblée Générale & Conférences des lauréats des prix Recherche de la SFE Colloque Ecologies Marines et Continentales Hommage à Robert Barbault Le futur de la recherche en Ecologie : bilan du symposium organisé par la SFE lors d’INTECOL 2013 Appel à candidature pour l’organisation du colloque d’écologie scientifique en 2016

Géocarrefour Exemple à partir de la cartographie des établissements du 2nd degré à La Réunion What geographical approach to school territories? An example from the map of secondary schools on the island of Reunion Sylvain Genevois Roma and Travelers : when space challenges come to school Aurore Lecomte National differences in the designation and representation of the occasional displacing of classes in European countries Xavier Michel Étudiants, enseignants débutants, formateurs et espaces d’apprentissage Images of spaces / spaces in images. Students, newly qualified teachers, lecturers and learning spaces Jean-François Thémines et Anne-Laure Le Guern The effects of a relocated learning space : analysis of a scenic space Claire de Saint Martin Strange internships abroad. Species Distribution Modelling - pecies Distribution Model (SDM) can be defined as a statistical/analytical algorithm that predicts either actual or potential distribution of a species, given field observations and auxiliary maps, as well as expert knowledge. A special group of Species Distribution Models (SDMs) focuses on the so-called occurrence-only records --- pure records of locations where a species occurred (Engler at al. 2004; Tsoar et al. 2007). This article describes a computational framework to map species' distributions using occurrence-only data and environmental predictors. For this purpose, we will use the dataset "bei", distributed together with the spatstat package, and used in school books on point pattern analysis by Baddeley (2008) and many other authors.

The 5th Bio-logging Science Symposium - Strasbourg 22-26 Sep 2014 - Important dates - 30 Sep 2013 : Workshop submission Closed- 31 Mar 2014 : Abstract submission Closed - 20 Apr 2014: Early registration Soon! 21 Apr 2014 - : Late registration 22-27 Sep 2014 : Symposium Abstract submission Log in with your account and go to My Space > Submission. Abstract should be less than 200 words.The deadline is 31 March. High Resolution Figures in R As I was recently preparing a manuscript for PLOS ONE, I realized the default resolution of R and RStudio images are insufficient for publication. PLOS ONE requires 300 ppi images in TIFF or EPS (encapsulated postscript) format. In R plots are exported at 72 ppi by default. I love RStudio but was disappointed to find that there was no options for exporting figures at high resolution. PLOS ONE has extensive instructions for scaling, compressing, and converting image files to meet their standards. Unfortunately, there is no good way to go from low resolution to high resolution (i.e. rescaling in Photoshop) as my friend Liam Revell, and phytools author, pointed out with entertaining illustration from PhD comics (upper right panel).

distance {argosfilter Great circle distance between geographical coordinates Description Function distance calculates the distance, in km, between two geographical locations following the great circle route. Function distanceTrack calculates the distance, in km, between a sequence of locations. Graphical Parameters You can customize many features of your graphs (fonts, colors, axes, titles) through graphic options. One way is to specify these options in through the par( ) function. If you set parameter values here, the changes will be in effect for the rest of the session or until you change them again. The format is par(optionname=value, optionname=value, ...) Stronger Shark Finning Ban Endorsed by European Parliament Conservation groups are celebrating today’s European Parliament vote to close loopholes in the European Union ban on shark finning (slicing off a shark’s fins and discarding the body at sea), the culmination of six years of campaigning and debate. We owe so much of our success to the tens of thousands of divers across Europe and beyond who voiced their concern for sharks” Suzanne Pleydell, Project AWARE Director Members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of the European Commission’s proposal to impose the best practice for finning ban enforcement: a prohibition on removing shark fins at sea. The measure faced formidable opposition from representatives of Spain and Portugal, Europe’s leaders in catch of oceanic sharks.

Currents - MyOcean Why measure currents? By transporting heat and energy, ocean currents play a major role in shaping the climate of Earth’s many regions. Surface currents (restricted to the upper 400 m of the ocean) are generally wind-driven and develop their typical clockwise spirals in the northern hemisphere and counter-clockwise rotation in the southern hemisphere (for warm currents). Deep ocean circulation is the result of a number of factors including temperature and salinity variations in water masses, shorelines, subsurface topography, tides, etc.

BloomWatch 360 OTHER REGIONS AND OTHER COASTWATCH BROWSERS The GET queries on this web page only work for the regions and data sets served by this browser (the BloomWatch 360). For other data sets and other regions, please visit: A browser for the West Coast of the U.S. and Mexico: CoastWatch Browser, A browser for Alaska: CoastWatch Alaska Browser, A browser for the entire world (longitude -180° to 180°): BloomWatch 180, A browser for South America: CoastWatch South America Browser, An ERDDAP for the entire world: ERD's ERDDAP Server, A THREDDS server for the entire world: ERD's THREDDS Server, An LAS for the entire world: OceanWatch, Other CoastWatch Regional Nodes, Or the national CoastWatch web site. FOR MORE INFORMATION See the full documentation for this web page.

July Lifeguards prepare for another day of keeping swimmers safe on Brigantine. (NOAA) Imagine your first trip to the ocean: walking along a sandy beach, listening to the sounds of waves and shorebirds, appreciating the smell of salt in the wind. I was surprised to read recently that beaches only gained popularity as places to relax and enjoy during the past century. Before that, according to author John Gillis, the coast was associated with ship wrecks, danger, and the hard labor accompanying fishing and maritime industry. North and South Pacific The North and South Pacific region is approximately 10,000 km east to west and 5,000 km north to south and comprises numerous islands of varying sizes (Papua New Guinea being the largest while Nauru, Tokelau and Tuvalu are each less than 30 square km in area). The marine environment is broadly tropical, extending north and south of the Equator. The broad pattern of marine biodiversity is a gradient of decreasing numbers of species from west to east and from warm equatorial waters away from the equator to more temperate waters. The western Pacific, of which this region is a part, has the highest marine biodiveristy in the world. Key coastal marine ecosystems that characterise the region include mangroves, coastal lagoons coral reefs, seamounts, ridges, trenches and the pelagic ecosystem, which sustaines the world's largest remaining stocks of tuna.

Marine Protected Areas in Europe - Marine Biodiversity Wiki This article deals with Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Europe. It is structured in two main parts. In the first section, the reader obtains background information about Marine Protected Areas in general which includes relevant definitions and introduces the different types of MPAs. Furthermore, the main ecological as well as socio-economic benefits of MPAs are summarized. Content - Marine Biodiversity Wiki There are two ways to look things up in the Coastal Wiki: by searching or by browsing. If you know the name of an article you are looking for, simply type it into the search box and press Go, or you can search for information on a topic by typing it in the box and selecting Search. If you would like to look around the Wiki to see what is in it, use the Content pages. These lists help to find a useful place to start your browsing. Links to all of Coastal Wiki’s main contents pages are presented below, and they in turn link to the more specific pages.

European Commission - Environment - LIFE Programme LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed some 3954 projects, contributing approximately €3.1 billion to the protection of the environment. Read more >> LIFE work programme for 2014-2017 is approved 19 March 2014The LIFE multiannual work programme for 2014-2017 has been adopted by a Commission Decision on 19 March 2014, after having received a positive opinion of the Committee for the LIFE Programme for the Environment and Climate Action on 17 February 2014. The work programme applies from the date of its adoption and enters into force as of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.