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Dernière mise à jour : Mai 2018

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UMR EEF - Forest Ecology and Ecophysiology


The technical platform "Geographic Information System and Databases" (PT SIGBD) is incorpored into the EEF unit and diplays a horizontal nature that unity between science Ecology Department of Forest, Grassland and Freshwater Aquatic (EFPA) and Unit Agrosystems Territories Resources (ASTER) of Mirecourt to the department Sciences for Action and Development (SAD).
Its main mission is to provide support to researchers in these units and their staff on issues related to the issues at different spatial scales of space and time on the one hand, management and provision of data used in search operations on the other.
In this context, it contributes to several types of work including :

  • spatialization of knowledge on the structure and functioning of ecosystems studied,
  • the development of online tools such as management consulting and metadata, data access or use of scientific models,
  • developing the information system of the ORE on the functioning of forest ecosystems with the device "ecoinformatique ORE" of the Science Directorate Environment,
  • contribution to the analysis of old maps and their comparison with the current forests.

Meanwhile, the board conducts technical system administration on servers under its care and assistance and training in :

  • Spatial Analysis : assistance and training to researchers and students
  • Database and web training license and master

All of technical staff is a member of the Center for Automated Data Processing (CATI) SIOEA (Information System of Observation and Experimentation with Agro-ecosystems data) with Alain Benard is the main instigator.


The forests in Lorraine


SPOT satellite picture of forest Languimberg (57) after atmospheric correction