Tag Archives: terrestrial

Residues of helicopter applied pesticides in and around vineyards at the river Mosel

Members of the Ecotoxicology and Community Ecology team sample soil and vegetation from the slopes of the river Mosel

In this blog post, Lorenz Witt and Ken Mauser provide some background on an excursion to the Mosel Valley. Their objective was to investigate the exposure of terrestrial non-target ecosystems to pesticides, potentially threatening the remaining habitat of a critically endangered butterfly species.

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PostDoc position in Terrestrial or Freshwater Ecology at Senckenberg

The Department of River Ecology and Conservation at Senckenberg and the University of Duisburg-Essen jointly offer a PostDoc position to investigate trends in ecological communities over time and space, and to identify drivers of ecological variation.

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Insect decline? A critical discussion from a freshwater perspective – Talk on Feb 3, 2021, at 6 PM MET

Prof. Dr. Ralf B. Schäfer of Uni Koblenz-Landau will give a talk on the current research and debates surrounding insect decline, with focus on the key drivers, trends among aquatic versus terrestrial insects, the role of pollutants, and mitigation measures.

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Chemicals cross boundaries: New book highlights the water-land interface

In this post, Mirco Bundschuh and Ralf Schulz talk about a new book on contaminants and ecological interfaces, edited by Johanna M Kraus, David M Walters (both USGS) and Marc. A Mills (US EPA).

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