Institute of Aquatic Ecology Research into continental aquatic and marine ecosystems The Institute of Aquatic Ecology (IEA) was set up in 1987 and is dedicated to the study of continental aquatic ecosystems (rivers, reservoirs, marshes, etc.) and marine systems. At present it consists of three sections (limnology, microbiology and marine biology) with more than 30 expert researchers. If you wish to receive our electronic bulletin a maximum of four times a year, click here. Please click here for another English version of our website.