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Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche sur Mer (CNRS-OOV)
www.obs-vlfr.fr

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English name: Villefranche-sur-mer Oceanological Observatory
Parent institute: The National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), more

Thesaurus terms (7) : Marine biology; Marine ecology; Monitoring; Oceanography; Research; Teaching; Villefranche-sur-mer
Geographical term : MED, Ligurian Sea [Marine Regions]
Address:
181 Chemin du Lazaret
06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer
France

Tel.: +33-(0)493-76 38 90
Fax: +33-(0)493-76 38 93
 
Type: Scientific

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Associated to an institute part (11)

Persons formerly associated with this organization (6)

Child institutes (2)  Top | Person | Projects | Datasets 
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche sur Mer; Bibliothèque de l'Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche sur Mer (CNRS), more
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche (CNRS-LOV), more

Abstract:
The Oceanological Observatory of Villefranche-sur-mer is one of the three marine science facilities of the Université Pierre-Marie-Curie (Paris VI). It originated as the Zological Station, established in 1885 on the Bay of Villefranche, a site of exceptional variety of marine life. The lack of continental shelf allows easy access to plankton and other organisms from the open ocean. Research at the OOV has specialized over time in studies of plankton, marine optics and developmental biology of marine organisms. The Observatory provides teaching in the areas of oceanography and marine environments, and developmental biology. It also is responsible for long term observation services for the French and international scientific community. The campus hosts two high level research units, LOV (http://www.obs-vlfr.fr/LOV/ [1]) and LBDV (http://biodev.obs-vlfr.fr [2])

Projects (2)  Top | Person | Institutes | Datasets 
  • EMBRC: European Marine Biological Resource Centre, more
  • SOMLIT: Service d'observation en milieu littoral, more

Datasets (4)  Top | Person | Institutes | Projects 
  • Temporal evolution of zooplankton by Juday-Bogorov net in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea.Villefranche-sur-mer,1966-1999, more
  • Temporal evolution of zooplankton by Regent net in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea,Villefranche-sur-mer, 1959-2010, more
  • Temporal evolution of zooplankton from 1966 to 1999 from Juday-Bogorov net in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea, more
  • Temporal evolution of zooplankton, surface observations, in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea, Villefranche-sur-mer 1898-1917, more

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