Michel Loreau, Theoretical and Experimental Ecology Station, CNRS, France

Theoretical Ecology (10.5 h)

1. Foundations of population and ecosystem ecology.

2. Coexistence and the maintenance of biodiversity.

3. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.

4. Biodiversity and ecosystem stability.

5. Food webs and interaction networks.

6. Material cycling and evolution of ecosystem properties.

7. Sustainability of human-nature interactions.