Principal Investigator

Céline Arzel

Dr. Céline Arzel

2020-2025  Academy research fellow, UTU

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Team members

Clarisse Blanchet

2021: PhD student at AGFOREE under the co- supervision of Petri Nummi, Céline Arzel, Kimmo Kahilainen

2021: research assistant as part of the WATBRO project (4 months) funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation

2020: 2nd year of Master studies from Angers university for an internship of 6 months; “Assessment of the impact of forestry activities on water colour and identification of aquatic invertebrate communities of boreal lakes in the Evo area, Southern Finland”

2019: 1st year Master student from Angers University for an internship of 2 months on “Analysis of the effects of land use change on water quality and the impact of brownification on lake ecosystem”, Lammi Biological Station, Finland

Uma Sigdel

PhD student within the WATBRO project 2021-2025  “Towards a sustainable and resilient management of temporary wetlands: learning from local ecological knowledge to improve biodiversity. ”

2017-2019: Project Officer IUCN Nepal

2015-2017: MSc. in Environment Science (Specialization in Environment
Planning and Management), UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education,
Delft (Netherlands)

2012-2015: MEd. in Environment Education and Sustainable Development | Kathmandu University, School of Education,
Kathmandu (Nepal)

2012-2015: Program Officer Youth Alliance for Environment, Nepal

2010-2012: Youth Officer Alliance for Environment, Nepal



Morgane Ducoin

Msc student, Rennes 1 university, France
2021: Drainage network assessment and impact on the lakes’ brownification in Natura 2000 Evo zone, southern Finland
2022: Impact of browning on the abundance and diversity of aquatic invertebrates in temporary pools and beaver ponds from the Evo area (Finland).

Jeanne Bosson

MSc student, Angers university, France
2022: impact of water browning on smooth newt, Lissotriton vulgaris, coloration, (Evo, Finland)

Yagmur Simsek

BSc student, Kiehl, Germany
2022: impact of brownification on aquatic invertebrate community (Evo, Finland)


Nathan Massez
Basile Marteau