Marie-Elodie Perga

Prof. Marie-Elodie Perga
associate professor
Institut des dynamiques de la surface terrestre, IDYST
Université de Lausanne
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 692 43 23
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 692 35 30
Fax: +41 (0) 21 692 35 05
E-mail: marie-elodie.perga(at)
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Key Publications of Marie-Elodie Perga (up to ten) :
Perga, M.-E., R. Bruel, L. Rodriguez, Y. Guénand, and D. Bouffard. 2018. Storm impacts on alpine lakes: Antecedent weather conditions matter more than the event intensity. Global Change Biology 24:5004-5016.
Alric, B., J. P. Jenny, V. Berthon, F. Arnaud, C. Pignol, J. L. Reyss, P. Sabatier, and M. E. Perga. 2013. Local forcings affect lake zooplankton vulnerability and response to climate warming. Ecology 94:2767-2780.
Jenny, J. P., F. Arnaud, B. Alric, J. M. Dorioz, P. Sabatier, M. Meybeck, and M. E. Perga. 2014. Inherited hypoxia: A new challenge for reoligotrophicated lakes under global warming. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 28:1413-1423.
Jenny, J. P., P. Francus, A. Normandeau, F. Lapointe, M. E. Perga, A. E. K. Ojala, A. Schimmelmann, and B. Zolitschka. 2015. Global spread of hypoxia in freshwater ecosystems during the last three centuries is caused by rising local human pressure. Global Change Biology:n/a-n/a.
Perga, M.-E., V. Frossard, J.-P. Jenny, B. Alric, F. Arnaud, V. Berthon, J. Black, I. Domaizon, C. Giguet-covex, A. Kirkham, M. Magny, M. Manca, a. Marchetto, L. Millet, C. Paillès, C. Pignol, J. Poulenard, J.-L. Reyss, F. Rimet, O. Savichtcheva, P. Sabatier, F. Sylvestre, and V. Verneaux. 2015. High-resolution paleolimnology opens new management perspectives for lakes adaptation to climate warming. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3.
Nellier, Y.-M., M.-E. Perga, N. Cottin, P. Fanget, and E. Naffrechoux. 2015. Particle-Dissolved Phase Partition of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in High Altitude Alpine Lakes. Environmental Science & Technology.
Perga, M.-E., S. C. Maberly, J.-P. Jenny, B. Alric, C. Pignol, and E. Naffrechoux (2016), A century of human-driven changes in the carbon dioxide concentration of lakes, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 30, 93–104, doi:10.1002/2015GB005286.
Bouffard, D., and M. E. Perga. 2016. Are flood-driven turbidity currents hot spots for priming effect in lakes? Biogeosciences 13:3573-3584.

Expertise of Marie-Elodie Perga:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Research Interface / Management
ScopeProcess Studies
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Specialties of Marie-Elodie Perga:
Biogeochemical functioning of high-altitude lakes, carbon cycle and role of extreme events.
Under-ice processes and Winter limnology.

Last update: 11/26/19
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