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 16/03/2018
In the Mont-Blanc massif, 2018 winter precipitation levels have exceeded the 1981-2010 average levels by 45%. PhD in climatology at the Université de Neuchâtel and contributing researcher at CREA Mont-Blanc, Geoffrey Klein reports back on this wet and snowy winter. Vue sur le Massif du...
> Date 14/03/2018
In her recently published article, Daphné Asse, a PhD student with CREA Mont-Blanc explores the climate change and phenology in 5 tree species in the French Alps. Read on to learn what dormancy is and why this phenomenon is connected to climate change. Corylus avellana (hazelnut) buds in...
> Date 07/03/2018
CREA Mont-Blanc has launched a series of scientific seminars open to the public. On the third Tuesday of every month this year, you are invited to the Mont Blanc Observatory, home of CREA Mont-Blanc, to meet researchers studying issues that affect the mountains. As the name “Science...
> 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) ©...
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 : 9.3°c air : 6.2°c snow : 0 cm