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?”.Continue reading
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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)”.Continue reading
Wastewater – a mix of micropollutants with diverse effects in local species
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about their recently published paper “Wastewater alters feeding rate but not vitellogenin level of Gammarus fossarum (Amphipoda)”.Continue reading
Bachelor/Master thesis opportunity in Invertebrate Ecotoxicology
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.
A short pulse with long-lasting effects
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”.
Visit at the 8th Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters
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.
Fungicides: do environmentally relevant concentrations affect reproduction in leaf-shredders?
In this post, Patrick Baudy reports on their recent paper on reproductive effects of fungicides in shredders.
Does the exposure pathway influence fungicides’ toxicity?
In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Exposure pathway-dependent effects of the fungicide epoxiconazole on a decomposer-detritivore system”.
MSc thesis in the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”
In this post, the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology” offers another thesis topic.
Thesis with the Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology team
In this post the Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology team offers a Master’s thesis topic addressing the effects of nanoparticles on freshwater invertebrates. Continue reading