See Photo report
© Beatriz DECENCIERE/CEREEP/CNRS Images
Aquatic macrocosms on the CEREEP-Ecotron artificial lake platform at Foljuif
Max. size46.33 x 30.89 cm / 300 dpi
Add to my wishlist
The use of media visible on the CNRS Images Platform can be granted on request. Any reproduction or representation is forbidden without prior authorization from CNRS Images (except for resources under Creative Commons license).
No modification of an image may be made without the prior consent of CNRS Images.
No use of an image for advertising purposes or distribution to a third party may be made without the prior agreement of CNRS Images.
For more information, please consult our general conditions
Aquatic macrocosms on the CEREEP-Ecotron artificial lake platform at Foljuif in Seine-et-Marne. This platform comprises sixteen artificial "lakes" in the form of large rectangular basins each of which is 30 m long, 15 m wide and 3 m deep; each lake contains around 700 m3 of water. Each lake is equipped with an automatic system to measure the physical-chemical parameters of the water column. The variables measured include oxygen, temperature, pH and total type a chlorophyll. The site is equipped with a weather station. Thanks to their large volumes and the structural boundaries that delimit their contrasting environments (pelagic, benthic and coastal areas), these artificial lakes constitute innovative experimental models for studying the ecosystems of lakes and the long term dynamics of the organisms they contain.