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  • M2 Internship: Characterizing the metabolism of French agricultural sectors (national and regional scales): a fund/flow analysis

    1 March 2023

    Socio-economic metabolism refers to the self-reproduction and evolution of the biophysical structures of human societies. It includes...

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  • Brouillon créé le 14 March 2023 à 14h30

    13 February 2023

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  • (Français) Stage M2 : Analyse de trajectoire et optimisation des scénarios du modèle dynamique de risques systémiques globaux World3

    1 May 2022

    (Français) Le but de ce stage est de tenter de répondre à la question suivante : quelle...

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  • (Français) Stage M2 : Dépendances technologiques

    1 March 2022

    (Français) L’objectif de ce stage est de développer une méthode d’analyse de scénarios de systèmes de production et...

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  • (Français) Stage M2 : Empreintes énergétiques et environnementales des filières agricoles aux échelles France et régions

    1 March 2022

    (Français) Le stage se base sur des travaux récents ayant permis d’estimer les bilans matière des filières...

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  • (Français) Stage M2 : Assessing the credibility of energy transition scenarios up to 2050 inregard to energy, material and environmental combined constraints?

    1 March 2021

    (Français) The world is at the dawn of a possible energy transition unprecedented in the history of...

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  • Master internship: systemic assessment of a territory


    16 January 2021

    Il faut évaluer les flux d'entrée et de sortie de ces territoires dans tous les domaines nécessaires...

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  • M2 internship: Multi-scale relocation issues

    12 January 2021

    Lopez-Ridaura et al (2005) propose a formal framework, based on linear programming, for analyzing trade-offs on multi-scale...

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  • M2 internship: MFA of agricultural sectors France and regions

    1 January 2021

    The internship aims to contribute to the realization of Material Flow Analyses (MFA) of agricultural commodity chains...

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  • Master 1 internship: Addition of a satellite data visualization module to the urban-sprawl platform

    17 January 2020

    The goal of this internship is to define and prototype a new functionality to the platform, in...

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PhD subjects

  • (Français) Évaluation environnementale absolue des activités sociotechniques d’un territoire au regard du concept de Limites Planétaires

    1 January 2022

    (Français) L’objectif de la thèse est de concevoir une méthode d’évaluation de la durabilité environnementale absolue (au...

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  • Relocation of productive activities: multi-scale modeling based on graphs and constraints

    1 September 2021

    The objective of this thesis is to provide a scientific framework to the debates on the choice...

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  • (Français) Analyse systémique des scénarios de transition énergétique sous contrainte de flux de ressources : risques et faisabilité

    1 May 2021

    (Français) L’objectif de la thèse proposée est d’explorer les questions des enjeux croisés matériels, énergétiques et socio-économiques...

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  • Design and evaluation of sustainable socio-technical systems on the basis of physical accounting

    1 January 2020

    Faced with the need to reduce the environmental footprint of our companies, several non-exclusive strategies can be...

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  • Methodology for the design and evaluation of socio-technical alternatives

    1 January 2020

    The environmental pressures exerted by human activities on the environment are leading to profound changes in the...

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  • Re-design of sustainable and territorialized production systems — cross-fertilization of territorial ecology and political economy

    1 January 2020

    In order to adapt to ongoing global changes, in particular climate change or loss of biodiversity, the...

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  • Cascading failures and contagion collapse pathways in a globalized world

    Interconnexion des risques systémiques globaux

    1 January 2020

    Modern societies are characterized by a very high level of global interconnections between many sectors of economic...

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  • Robustness and validity of dynamic global systemic risk models

    1 January 2019

    The question of the limits to growth of our modern societies was first raised on a large...

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  • Towards a coherent theory of statistical land use change models

    Changement d"usage des sols en France

    1 January 2019

    Changes in land use and land cover are one of the main drivers of global change. As...

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  • Socio-ecological issues, territorial metabolism, wealth creation: application to the Maurienne Valley

    1 January 2016

    This thesis work aims to analyse the socio-ecological issues of human wealth-creating activities through the coupling of...

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