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Irstea - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture

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TitleIrstea - Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture
2nd TitleNational Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) Cemagref: Agricultural and environmental engineering research
CreatorIrstea
DescriptionIrstea (previously Cemagref) is a public scientific and technological institute and reports to both the Research and Agriculture ministries. It collaborates with other research organisations, universities, industrial companies and local governments on environmental topics related to global change. Its research deals primarily with surface-water quality, biodiversity, green technologies, territorial planning and environmental economics. As of January 2012, Irstea has 24 research units at 9 locations throughout France. Irstea is part of the French National Alliance for Research for the environment (AllEnvi).
URLhttp://www.irstea.fr/
LanguageFrench
CountryFrance
Keywordssustainable forest management; biodiversity; water resources; freshwater; land use; mountain ecosystems; mountain forests; hydrobiology; hydrology; water quality; green technology; planning; environmental economics
TypeGovernment organizations, Research institutions and departments
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: February 1 2007 | Last updated: January 2 2012