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Postdoctoral position in Irstea Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE – Resistance, resilience and succession of biofilm and macroinvertebrate communities in response to natural and experimental floods

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Postdoctoral position in Irstea Aix-en-Provence, FRANCE
Resistance, resilience and succession of biofilm and macroinvertebrate communities in response to natural and experimental floods

Contacts: maxime.logez@irstea.fr; christine.argillier@irstea.fr; gaït.archambaud@irstea.fr

Irstea – Centre d’Aix-en-Provence UNR RECOVER, équipe FRESHCO 3275 route de Cézanne
13182 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 5
www.irstea.fr

Closing date for application: 1st October 2017

Start date: January 2018.

Duration: 12 ...

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Environmental Assistant at NTU

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the award winning Environment Team at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). Working and liaising with University staff at all levels to gather user requirements and needs, you will assist the Environment Team in engagement with students and staff to support sustainability projects at NTU.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to complete tasks to deadlines, ensuring a high level of accuracy at all times.

As an ...

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Fully funded river ecology PhD – Ecological responses to hydrological dynamism in temporary river ecosystems

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Contact: Rachel Stubbington (

Project Description

 

Temporary rivers, including England’s iconic chalk streams, experience natural transitions between lotic, lentic, and terrestrial conditions, which contributes substantially to their high biodiversity. However, the dynamic nature of temporary streams also poses a unique and pressing challenge for the effective assessment and enhancement of the ecological quality. This project represents an exciting ...
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Project FRAMWAT – Position for PhD Candidates (3 years)

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Topic: Effects of small water retention measures on ecosystem functions and ecosystem services in an Austrian river basin

Start: autumn / winter 2017

Application deadline: September 30th 2017

The PhD will be performed in the frame of the 3 year internat. project FRAMWAT within the Central Europe Interreg Program. The aim of the PhD thesis is to analyze the effects of a combination of small water retention measures on ecosystem functions and potential ecosystem service provision ...

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EuroRun – Fresh Project Update

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EuroRun was the winner of the 1st EFFS-EFYR collaborative call for research projects led by young researchers.

EuroRun integrates 16 teams from 11 European countries, with a total of 47 young freshwater researchers conducting samplings at 34 stream sites

The project is aimed at estimating CO2 fluxes from European running waters and represents the first coordinated European-wide study to examine fluvial CO2 fluxes. You can now find more information on the project progresses by ...

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First Call for World-Wide Open Access to European Aquatic Mesocosm Facilities in 2018

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The recently started EU Research Infrastructure project AQUACOSM (http://aquacosm.eu) now opens it’s first AQUACOSM Transnational Access Program to fund opportunities to lead or participate in mesocosm experiments at more than 37 aquatic mesocosm facilities located at 18 AQUACOSM partners throughout Europe.

 

The project and opportunity to fund mesocosm experiments is unique as it is the first time one collaborative international project represent a full cross section of Aquatic Ecosystems ranging from freshwater to estuarine and marine systems, covering the Sub-Arctic to the Mediterranean ...

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Open call for a funded PhD at BTU – Cottbus Senftenberg (Germany) in temporary river Carbon biogeochemistry

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PhD position on  Regulation of the organic matter processing / C-turnover in the
land-water interfaces available at Research Station Bad Saarow (near Berlin), Germany

 
BTU will establish a graduate research cluster “Signatures of Disturbed  Landscapes” in October 2017. The cluster comprises 5 projects focussing on coupled abiotic and biotic aspects of aquatic and terrestrial subsystems and their interactions in disturbed landscapes. Processes of carbon turnover are used as an example to investigate the effects of disturbance on element fluxes inside ...

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A Training School on the biogeochemistry of IRES !

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The EU Cost Action SMIRES (Science and Management of Intermittent Rivers & Ephemeral Streams; http://www.smires.eu) organizes its first Training School (TS): “Biogeochemistry in intermittent streams: techniques and concepts”. The TS will be held in Caldes de Malavella (Girona, Spain) from the 25th to the 29th of September 2017. Deadline for applications is the 15th of July 2017.

More info: http://www.smires.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Flyer-Training-School-SMIRES.pdf

 

 

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Best student oral and poster presentations at SEFS10

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EFYR is proud to announce the best oral and poster student presentations at SEFS10 in Olomouc. Each student was scored by three PhD+ attendants to the conference. The awards were given on Friday 7 July during the closing ceremony.

Best oral presentation:

  • Anna Freeman: Zooplankton influence on phytoplankton biomass and community structure in rivers

Subsidiary awards for oral presentations:

  • Ariana Chiapella: Partitioning dietary energy sources using compound-specific isotopes: a mesocosm study
  • Rosetta Blackman: How much can environmental DNA (eDNA) reflect a local macroinvertebrate community in ...
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Call for applications: the 2nd SIL student competition

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The 2nd SIL student competition is now open for applications!
_smalllogosil2The competition is for the best published paper in Limnology appearing as part of a PhD or MSc thesis. The competition will have a national stage, run by the SIL National Representatives, followed by an international stage. The competition winner will be invited to give a plenary talk at the 2018 SIL Congress in Nanjing.

 

For details, instruction and application form ...

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