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Key figures about the research unit

The "Environment, Territories & Infrastructures" research unit (UR ETBX) was created in 2015 following the merging of the ADBX unit (Amenities and Dynamics of Rural Spaces) and the NETWATER team. It consists of 2 research teams:

  • The EADT team (Environment, Actors and Territorial Dynamics) + 1 team of engineer-researchers from Bordeaux Sciences Agro (BSA), associated with the EADT team
  • The GPIE team (Management of water-related infrastructures)

depending on 2 INRAE departments :

  • ECOSOCIO  (Functioning and economic and social evolution of agriculture, agri-food industries, food and environment)
  • AQUA (Functioning and evolution of aquatic ecosystems, the water cycle and biogeochemical cycles)

It is composed of 58 people, including 40 permanent staff:

  • 40 INRAE researchers-engineers
  • 3 teacher-researchers and 1 BSA engineer
  • 1 INRAE technician
  • 12 PhD students
  • 5 fixed-term contracts (more than one year)
  • A dozen trainees
  • Some foreign visitors

10 different disciplines are present in the 2 research teams:

  • EADT: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Agronomy, Statistics
  • GPIE: Engineering Sciences, Hydraulics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Sociology

10 HDR have been obtained within the UR ETBX in different disciplines:

  • 3 in Sociology
  • 1 in Political Science
  • 1 in Geography
  • 4 in Economics
  • 1 in Applied Mathematics

Between 500 and 700 hours of courses are given each year by the engineers-researchers of the EADT and GPIE teams at :

  • Universities of Bordeaux
  • Bordeaux Montaigne University
  • Bordeaux Sciences Agro
  • École des Ponts ParisTech
  • AgroParisTech
  • Engineering schools (ENGEES, EIVP, ENSIP, ENSEGID...)
  • IOEau