Are sublethal responses of individual shredding invertebrates indicative for changes in ecosystem function? Investigate this question in a bachelor or master thesis using “in situ” bioassays in streams within the vicinity of Landau.
In this post, Matthias Wieczorek talks about their recently published paper “Structural and functional effects of a short-term pyrethroid pulse exposure on invertebrates in outdoor stream mesocosms”.
Jochen Zubrod provides his impressions on his visit at the 8th Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters (PLPF8) at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain.
In this post, Patrick Baudy reports on their recent paper on reproductive effects of fungicides in shredders.
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Exposure pathway-dependent effects of the fungicide epoxiconazole on a decomposer-detritivore system”.
In this post, the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology” offers another thesis topic.
In this post the Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology team offers a Master’s thesis topic addressing the effects of nanoparticles on freshwater invertebrates. Continue reading
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about their recently published paper “An ecological and ecotoxicological perspective on fine particulate organic matter in streams”. Continue reading
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Waterborne toxicity and diet-related effects of fungicides in the key leaf shredder Gammarus fossarum (Crustacea; Amphipoda)”. Continue reading
In this post, PhD student Dominic Englert shares his poster „Effects of systemic neonicotinoid insecticides: the importance of exposure pathways“ that he presented during the 15th EuCheMS International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment in Leipzig, Germany. Continue reading