The “Marmot” team is back at the University, it’s time for a summary of the two months of the 2013 field season! Hard start, the climate was harsh making the … Continue reading
In September the research team welcome a new PhD student, Pierre Dupont, who will work on the population dynamics and sociality of Alpine marmots. Specifically, Pierre will study the influence … Continue reading
Following the visit of Carole and Denis Favre-Bonvin from “Lumières des Alpes”, an article on the Alpine Marmot Project has been published in Alpes Magazine. Thank you to Carole, Denis, … Continue reading
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Vanoise National Park, the first Marmot Day was held in the natural reserve of the Grande Sassière July 3, 2013. On … Continue reading
Thanks to our research, we have demonstrated over the past twenty years the number of pups in the litters has diminished. This decline is linked to climate change (in particular … Continue reading
The Alpine Marmot Project engages with primary schools to raise awareness and understanding of the Alpine environment.
In collaboration with the University of Zürich, we are investigating the physiological, behavioural and demographic responses of marmots to environmental change. All we needed was an eco-physiologist, who would help … Continue reading