Sami Bouarfa studies all aspects of water with the G-eau water management research team: drinking water, water used in industry, nuclear power stations, agriculture, etc. The vital question is how can we use water as sparingly as possible?
María Helena Ramos is a hydrologist and part of a team in charge of developing forecasting tools for flood prediction services in France. Extreme phenomena like floods or droughts are not uncommon, and a rapid and effective response is essential.
River flow depends on rainfall and temperature, parameters which are already affected by climate change. To anticipate the changes to come, Charles Perrin and his team create models of catchments and predict the evolution of river flow.