ICOS Carbon Portal


The French Laqueuille site (ICOS code FR-Lqu) is part of the long-term national research platform on biodiversity and biogeochemical cycles (SOERE-ACBB) and is located on permanent semi-natural upland grassland in the Massif Centrale, France. Historically, the area was converted (from crop) into grassland more than sixty years ago, so the station is surrounded by mown and grazed grasslands. The climate is semi-continental and the soil is an Andosol (16% clay, 56% silt, 28% sand) with 11% carbon and 18% organic matter in the top 10 cm, resulting a mean soil organic soil C stock of 23 kg C/m2 in 0-60cm layer.
7.8 °C
1081.6 mm
145.1 W/m2

Current staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date
Juliette Bloor Researcher 2018-01-01
Isabelle Bosio Engineer 2019-03-22
David Colosse Engineer 2018-01-01
Olivier Darsonville Administrator 2018-01-01
Katja Klumpp Principal Investigator 2018-01-01
Luc Michaud Engineer 2021-10-01
Jean-Baptiste Paroissien Data Manager 2021-01-01
Jacques Tyssandier Engineer 2018-01-01

Former staff

Name Role (ICOS vocabulary) Start date End date
Robert Faclimagne Engineer 2019-01-10 2021-06-08
Priscilla Note Researcher 2018-01-01 2021-01-01
Jean-Baptiste Paroissien Data Manager 2021-01-01 2021-09-30


45.6444, 2.7349
1040 m
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