Resume Christophe Piscart


Personal details


Honorary position

Reviewer for scientific journals

Membership of Societies

Non professional Interests


Personal details

Université de Rennes 1, 263, Avenue du Général Leclerc,
Campus de Beaulieu, Bâtiments 14A
35042 RENNES Cedex, FRANCE

* 2001 Master degree in population ecology and research on population dynamics and ecology of an amphipod invader Dikerogammarus villosus (Crustacea: Amphipoda)
* 2004 PhD at the University of Metz on ‘The Role of salinity in dynamics and regulation of freshwater macroinvertebrate communities'. * 2004 - 2006 Lecturer at the University of Rennes 1 (France)

* 2004 - 2006 Lecturer at the University of Rennes 1 (France)
* From January to August 2007 Postdoctoral researcher at the Queen's University of Belfast (Northern Ireland)
* 2007 - Researcher at the french center for scientific research (CNRS)
* 2014 - Habilitation to drive research (HDR) at the University of Lyon1 'Impacts of global changes on the functionning of aquatic ecosystems'
* From 2014 to 2019 - Head of the French LTSER "Zone Atelier Armorique"
* Since 2015 - Leader of the research team "PAYSACLIM" of the laboratory ECOBIO
* Since 2019 - Leader of the observation service "S3O" of the Earth Sciences and Astronomy Observatory (OSUR)

* Since 2020 - Director of Research at the french center for scientific research (CNRS)
* Since 2020 - Leader of the Long term observatory commission of the Earth Sciences and Astronomy Observatory (OSUR)


Honorary position
* From 2012 to 2020 - President of the French Association of Lumnology (AFL)
* From 2014 to 2020 - Representative of scientists in the Local Water Committee of the Vilaine River

Recent Reviews for scientific journals

- African invertebrates
- Aquatic Ecology
- Aquatic Sciences
- Annals of Environ. Science
- Biological Conservation
- Biological Invasions
- Biology Letters
- BMC Ecology
- Crustaceana
- Diversity and Distributions
- Ecology
- Ecological Entomology
- Environnemental Pollution
- Freshwater Biology
- Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
- Functional Ecology
- Fund. Appl. Limnol.

- Freshwater Biology
- Hydrobiologia
- Int. Journal of Limnology
- Journal of Experimental Biologyy
- Journal of Thermal Biology
- Limnologica
- Oecologia
- PeerJ
- Philisophical Trans. Roy. Soc. B
- Plos ONE
- Revue d’écologie
- Sci.Tot. Environ.
- Scientific Reports
- Sustainability
- Water Research


Membership of Societies

* Member of the French Association of Limnology (AFL)
* Member of the French Ecological and Evolution Society
* Member of the French Society of Systematic


Other activities

Scuba-diving, Snorkeling, Bush-walking, Rugby, Running, Swimming, and Travel.








Last update 08-Mar-2021