Tag Archives: ecosystem functioning

MSc thesis opportunity on Food Quality and Ecosystem Functioning at Uni Koblenz-Landau

We are offering a thesis to investigate which food quality descriptor is the best to explain changes in ecosystem functioning under stress. The thesis will be supervised jointly by our working groups Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology and Ecosystem Resilience.

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Visiting Argentina – the land of beef and mate tea

Alexander Feckler shares his experience during his visit at the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata (UNMdP) and the Universidad de Córdoba (UCO) in Argentina, as part of an internationalization project of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

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Can we use an American leaf shredder to assess sediment-associated metal risks in Europe?

In this post, Jochen Zubrod reports on their recently published paper “Is Hyalella azteca a suitable model leaf-shredding benthic crustacean for testing the toxicity of sediment-associated metals in Europe?”.

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“Don’t forget me”: aquatic insects, a disregarded taxonomic class in the assessment of fungicide toxicity in detritivorous invertebrates

In this post, Marco Konschak writes about their recently published paper “Waterborne and diet-related effects of inorganic and organic fungicides on the insect leaf shredder Chaetopteryx villosa (Trichoptera)”.

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