• Observation

    Representatives : Valérie Derolez (Ifremer) and Angélique Jadaud (Ifremer) In ecology, the observation-research interaction stands first in a chronological framework in which the observation precedes any research process, since data production phases coming from the observation of the (...)
  • Expertise

    Representative : Daniel Gaertner (IRD) Scientific expertise is one of the assignments given by some MARBEC regulatory authorities. While the purpose of research is to create knowledge in the long term, the expertise is based on the available knowledge to provide useful elements in support of (...)
  • Technology

    Representatives : Corinne Bouvier (CNRS), Patrice Got (CNRS), Tom Berteaux (Ifremer) and Grégory Messiaen (Ifremer) This department aims to bring together the technical means to ensure the best possible mutualization in service of research ; it is split between Sète and Montpellier. Several (...)
  • Modeling

    Representatives : Yunne-Jai Shin (IRD) and Monique Simier (IRD) Modeling approaches are ubiquitous in the UMR MARBEC, whether of a mathematical, computer, digital or statistics kind. Given the diversity of contexts (research themes, scales of study and type of data ...), the research (...)

MARBEC MARine Biodiversity, Exploitation and Conservation, is a research unit which includes the staff of 4 organizations: IRD, IFREMER, UM and CNRS. Its objective is the study of marine biodiversity in lagoon coastal and offshore ecosystems, at different integration levels, molecular, individual, population and community aspects and the way humans use this biodiversity.