June 25-30: Citizen science opportunity II(event in French)6-day immersion into the world of alpine ecology in the Mont Blanc massif. Participants will work closely with CREA Mont-Blanc staff and researchers, helping to collect data integral to our work.
July 15-16: “Lend a hand” Volunteer Weekend I (event in French)Weekend volunteer trip exploring the Tré la Tête study zone and putting in place new scientific protocols.
September 9-10: “Lend a hand” Volunteer Weekend II (event in French)Weekend volunteer trip exploring a new area (location tba) and putting in place new scientific protocols.
The BLOG of CREA Mont-Blanc
> Date 09/01/2018
Long considered a symbol of the harsh alpine environment, the rock ptarmigan risks to lose more than 90% of its habitat in the Alps by the year 2090. Read on to learn about CREA Mont-Blanc ecologist Brad Carlson’s analysis of the factors contributing to the brutal disappearance of this species...
> Date 13/12/2017
After a particularly dry fall, winter 2017-2018 is off to an impressive start in the Chamonix Valley with more than half a meter of fresh snow on the ground in early December. Should we be expecting a snowy 2018 season? A snowy view from the Mont-Blanc Observatory (Chamonix, 1040 meters) ©...
> Date 27/11/2017
An early start to spring this year meant that coal tits began laying their eggs ahead of schedule and the CREA Mont-Blanc team was out in the field in Vallorcine on a weekly basis starting on April 6th. A late April cold snap put the laying on pause and threatened the survival of chicks. Read on...
> Date 27/06/2017
Although citizen science is hardly a new concept, in recent years, it has experienced a significant rise in popularity with the emergence of millions of “citizen scientists” all over the world. At the same time, the scientific community is beginning to examine the validity of data collected...
> Date 04/03/2017
In the Chamonix Valley, winter 2016-2017 has been a weird one. In terms of temperatures (which have been highly variable) and precipitation (which has been well-below average), this season has been a departure from the norm. Geoffrey Klein, PhD student in climatology working at CREA Mont-Blanc,...
10 MIN To Understand
Les effets du changement climatique sont plus marqués dans les territoires de montagne et impactent fortement la biodiversité
CONTRIBUEZ Aux Observations
Suivi des cycles saisonniers de la faune et de la flore face au changement climatique dans tous les massifs montagneux français et transfrontaliers
Laboratoire collaboratif où randonneurs, chercheurs et décideurs participent au suivi des milieux alpins dans le massif du Mont-Blanc
ground : 0.4°c air : -1.8°c snow : 0 cm