Didier Alard earned his Ph.D. degree in plant ecology from the University of Rouen (France) in 1990. He started his carrier in the same university as a Lecturer and became a Professor in 1998. After a 2-year temporary position (2002–2004) as the Director of Research at INRA, Toulouse, he joined the University of Bordeaux in 2004 in the lab BIOGECO, associated with INRA, Bordeaux-Aquitaine. His current research deals with the impact of nitrogen deposition on grassland ecosystems in Atlantic Europe. He is involved in many biodiversity monitoring programs in nature reserves and protected landscapes.
Biography Updated on 9 November 2011