Main study sites

 

Southern Larzac (France) – limestone plateau

 

Research topics: faculative paedomorphosis, conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, behavioural ecology, sexual selection, landscape ecology, habitat use, trophic ecology, demography and population dynamics, biogeography, population genetics, effect of drying and invasive species (fish and frog introductions), physiology, transcriptomics
Study species: Palmate newt, alpine newt, water frogs

Balkans: Serbia – Montenegro – Greece

Research topics: faculative paedomorphosis, conservation biology, cartography, biodiversity loss, landscape ecology, trophic ecology, effect of invasive species (introduced fish), ontogenesis, sexual dimorphism, phylogeography.
Study species: Alpine newt, (Greek) smooth newt, Macedonian crested newt

French and Swiss Alps

  

Research topics: facultative paedomorphosis, trophic ecology, conservation biology, ontogenesis, metamorphosis, sexual selection, effect of drying and invasive species (fish), behavioural ecology
Study species: Alpine newt

French and Spanish Pyrenees

Research topics: Phylogeography, population genetics, landscape ecology, movement ecology, conservation biology, effect of drying and invasive species (fish introductions)
Study species: Pyrenean brook newt

Military basis (Belgium) – Natura2mil (Natura2000)

 

Research topics: movement ecology (dispersal), population genetics, landscape ecology
Study species: crested newt

Pays de Herve and Vesdre Valley (Belgium)

Research topics: landscape ecology, conservation biology, effect of invasive species (fish introductions) and water pollution
Study species: alpine newt, smooth newt, palmate newt, crested newt, fire salamander

Rocky Mountains (Colorado, USA)

Research topics: faculatative paedomorphosis, cannibalism, trophic ecology, movement ecology, metamorphosis
Study species: tiger salamander