Tjaša has started experiments about the effects of microplastic and intermittency on hyporheic biofilms at WasserCluster
On March 7, our CD lab MERI will be officially opened . For more details, see https://cdl-meri.boku.ac.at/wordpress/
Matthias Pucher has successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title „Organic carbon cycling in streams: process understanding and impacts through agriculture and droughts“.on 13 Dec. We congratulate him.
Our Boku Team Eva Feldbacher, Gabriele Weigelhofer, Lena Campostrini, and Manuela Waberer have won the Sustainability Award of the Boku 2021 in the category „Education for Sustainable Development“ with their project CLIMSchool 21. In the project, school students have developed various games and online quizzes on climate change.
Risper Ondiek has successfully defended her PhD thesis today. The title of her PhD is „Influence of land use/cover change on provisioning and regulating ecosystem services in a papyrus wetland in the Lake Victoria Basin in Kenya“. For more, see publications
Finally, a retreat in person! We met on 15 July, discussed pro and cons of the lock-down situation (e.g. zoom meetings enabling more people to join than personla meetings) and had a barbecue.
Hurra! Renata Pinto defended successfully her PhD about UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF HYDROLOGY ON NUTRIENT CYCLING & GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN RIVERINE LANDSCAPES on 30 June. We congratulate!
Lisa-Maria has successfully defended her Master thesis „Effects of desiccation on heterotrophic microbial activity in hyporheic sediments“ at Boku on 22 June. We congratulate
Interested? See Graeber et al (2021) Bioavailable DOC: reactive nutrient ratios controlheterotrophic nutrient assimilation—An experimental proof of the macronutrient-access hypothesis. Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-021-00809-4
Congratulations to David Ramler and Paul Meulenbroek for the 2021 Liepolt award by the ÖK-IAD (Austrian committee for Danube research)