Context: Implementation of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) requires monitoring meadows of Neptune grass which are bioindicators of water quality and are the topic of numerous publications.
Funding: Self-funding, Agence de l'Eau, LR council, PACA council
Research work: development of a new method for Neptune grass monitoring which is simpler and more accurate than the existing one.
Publication: DESCAMP P., PERGENT G., BALLESTA L., FOULQUIE M., 2005. Underwater acoustic positioning systems as tool for Posidonia oceanica beds survey. Compte Rendus Biologies de l’Académie des Sciences. C.R. Biologies 328 (2005) 75-80.