Research federation members

The FRS is made up of 169 research staff, spread over 12 laboratories in Hauts-de-France. The research activity of the member laboratories of the SFR is deployed within 3 scientific fields :

LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Laboratory for Oceanology et Geosciences (LOG) UMR 8187 – CNRS, ULCO, ULille

Mixed Research Unit 8187 – 63 research personnel

Key research topics: Marine environment / Coastal systems and biodiversity (including marine ecology, physical oceanography, marine geology, biogeochemistry and coastal dynamics) /Fisheries, aquaculture, and their valorisation

Laboratory for Food Safety (LSA) ANSES, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

6 research personnel

Key research topics: Bacteriology and parasitology of fishery and aquaculture products / Physical chemistry of fishery and aquaculture products / Biochemistry of aquatic products

Cross-border INRAe n°1158 BioEcoAgro UMR  ULCO, U-Lille, Université d’Artois, Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Université de Liège, Junia, INRAe

10 research personnel

Key research topics: Agronomy and new cropping systems / Biomolecules of plant and microbial origin / Agri-food: nutrition-health and quality-safety

Laboratory for Fishing Resources of Boulogne-sur-Mer (LRHBL) – Ifremer

10 research personnel

Key research topics: Individuals, populations and ecological niches / Communities, foodwebs and biodiversity / Fleets, exploitation and management scenarios

Laboratory for Environment Resources of Boulogne-sur-Mer (LERBL) Ifremer

3 research personnel

Key research topics: Understanding plankton dynamics and developing automated analysis tools : Variability of the marine environment and scale interactions / Taxonomy and ecology of zooplankton

SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES

Laboratory for Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere (LPCA)ULCO

Research Unit 4493 – 20 research personnel

Key research topics: Development of THz spectrometers for gas phase metrology of sea-atmosphere exchanges / Metrology of gaseous markers of the freshness of fish products / Spectroscopic analyses and modelling for gas phase metrology of sea-atmosphere exchanges / Development of IR-UV spectrometers for gas and particle phase metrology of sea-atmosphere exchanges / On-board metrology of exchanges at the ocean-atmosphere interface / Reactivity of sea-atmosphere exchanges in atmospheric simulation chambers / Design and characterisation of heavy metal sensors and operational sodium sensors in the marine environment / Atmospheric dynamics in coastal situations / Meteorological phenomena and their impacts on air quality and wind power production / Transport and reactivity of industrial and urban aerosols in coastal environments

Laboratory for Pure and Applied Mathematics (LMPA) ULCO

Research Unit 2597 – 9 research personnel

Key research topics: Mathematical and numerical modeling of physical and environmental problems / Design of high-performance parallel algorithms / Scientific computing / Image processing / Statistical studies / Forecasting / Random modeling

Laboratory for Signal and Image Processing of the Côte d’Opale (LISIC) – UR 4491 – ULCO

Research Unit 4491 – 13 research personnel

Research topics: Perception systems and information fusion / Driving assistance, geolocation, GNSS signal reflectometry and underwater geolocation / Monitoring of the natural environment

Laboratory for Behaviour of Structures at Sea (LCSM) – Ifremer

3 research personnel

Key research topics: Behavior of structures at sea / Materials, equipment qualification, hydrodynamics / Mechanics and environment of structures

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Laboratory for Legal Research  (LARJ) – UR 3603 ULCO

Research Unit 3603 – 5 research personnel

Key research topics: Sustainable urban planning / Environmental governance / Remedying environmental damage / Protection of the coastal and marine environments

Reseach Unit for History, Language, Literature and Interculturality – UR 4030 (HLLI) ULCO

Research Unit 4030 – 10 research personnel

Key research topics: Maritime history / Maritime and coastal areas

Research Unit for Territories, Towns, Environment & Society (TVES) – UR 4030 ULCO, Ulille

17 research personnel

Key research topics: Social and spatial uses of coastal territories / Shipbuilding / Reinvention of port cities / Legal regulation of commercial activities / Maritime safety / Environmental concerns