Institute of Aquatic Ecology Research into Inland-Water and Marine Ecosystems The Institute of Aquatic Ecology (IEA) was set up in 1987 and is dedicated to the ecological study of inland-water (rivers, reservoirs, marshes, etc.) and marine ecosystems. At present it consists of three sections (limnology, microbiology and marine biology) with more than 30 expert researchers. If you wish to receive our e-newsletter (maximum four per year), click here. Please click here for another English version of our website.