Tom Ian Battin

EPFL ENAC IIE RIVER
GR A0 402 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site:  Web site:  https://river.epfl.ch

EPFL ENAC SSIE-GE
GR A2 392 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

EPFL Comité Campus Valais
Rue de l'Industrie 17
CH-1951 Sion

EPFL ENAC LIMNC
GR A2 434 (Bâtiment GR)
Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site:  Web site:  https://limnc.epfl.ch/

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Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Courses

Fundamentals in ecology

The students will learn the fundamentals in ecology with the goal to perceive the environment beyond its physical and chemical characteristics. Starting from basic concepts, they will acquire mechanistic understanding of biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and global change.

Aquatic ecosystems

Inland waters are now being recognized are major players of global biogeochemical cycles. They also provide essential ecosystem services such as fresh water and fish, and link continental processes with atmospheric and marine processes. The understanding of the structure and function of inland water

Global change ecology and fluvial ecosystems

Understand the functioning of rivers, focusing on hydrological, geomorphologic, biogeochemical and ecological components, and their linkages. Analyze impacts of global change on rivers ecosystems, develop skills related to synthesizing and interpreting literature and communicating science.