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Blog posts from recent graduates: PhD studies of Ignasi Arranz

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We are glad to announce that we start a new series of blog posts where we will post PhD studies of early career scientists. They will explain the findings from their research and possible applications. If you want to prepare a summary post about your studies, we would be happy to share.

The first one of this series comes from Ignasi Arranz.

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PhD-Candidate “Occurrence and fate of microplastics in the Southern Ocean”

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Very recent studies indicate that microplastics (MP) is present in the Southern Ocean, however, many questions are open, such as: What type of MP are present, and in which region and compartments of the ocean? Is there evidence for MP originating outside of Antarctic waters? The research group man-society-environment of the University of Basel will explore in this project MP occurrence and distribution in water, sediment and possibly also in icecores and biota. The MP will be analysed in terms ...

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PhD student in Freshwater Ecology at The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

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Multiple stressors affect the structural integrity of major stream compartments differently, which may alter the share of the pelagic, benthic and hyporheic zone to whole-stream nutrient uptake and may be one of the reasons for the persistently elevated nutrient emissions from catchments. With the interdisciplinary project “Linking catchment scale nutrient export to pelagic, benthic and hyporheic ecosystem functioning across stressor gradients“, we will study the link between compartmental- and whole-stream nutrient uptake and its biological and ...

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2 PhD positions in University of Canberra, Australia

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Two PhD projects to research how temperature and seasonal and daily temperature variability affect biodiversity, temperature tolerance and dispersal.

Predicting effects of changes in climatic conditions on the distribution of species remains highly challenging. Climate change is predicted to increase both mean temperature and variability in temperature, and it is critical to have a strong mechanistic understanding of how organisms are likely to respond to future thermal environments. The Climate Variability Hypothesis (Janzen 1967) relates seasonal thermal variability to species’ distributions, ...

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in aquatic ecology

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 The Department of Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic EcosystemManagement is currently seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate in aquatic ecology with expertise in complementary ...

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in historic riverine landscape research

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 The Department of Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute for Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem

Management is currently seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate in historic riverine landscape research

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in aquatic ecology with emphasis on algal ecology in riverine landscapes

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- The Department of Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management is currently seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate in aquatic ecology with emphasis on algal ecology in riverine landscapes

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Postdoctoral and PhD positions on catchment ecology and modelling

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We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral and PhD researchers to join our research team at
the Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University. The researchers will be working
with Dr. Korhan Özkan (www.korhanozkan.org) and Dr. Barış Salihoğlu. Both positions will be
funded from MARMOD Project (Integrated Modelling System for the Marmara Sea) and conduct
research principally on catchment-sea interactions around the Marmara Sea but also on the other
systems (for example Göksu Catchment in Mersin).
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Postdoctoral Lake Research position at APHYS, ENAC-EPFL

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Postdoctoral Lake Research position at APHYS, ENAC-EPFL

The Laboratory of Physics of Aquatic Systems (APHYS) at the Institute of Environmental Engineering ENAC / EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland) has an opening for an early-career science postdoctoral position on modelling primary production (PP) in stratified lakes.

In collaboration with the Limnology Center at EPFL (http://limnc.epfl.ch) and partner institutions in and around Switzerland we have started an interdisciplinary project to estimate PP with new in-situ methods. To strengthen the team, we look for a postdoc with ...

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PhD Opportunity in Ecohydrology – TransHyMed (IDAEA-CSIC), Barcelona

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Contract linked to the TransHyMed research project

Pilar Llorens: pilar.llorens@idaea.csic.es

The Research, Development and Innovation Secretary of the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness is funding a 4-year PhD contract. This contract is associated to the project:

Patrones espacio-temporales de transferencia de agua en cuencas Mediterráneas de cabecera. Conexiones entre vegetación y respuesta hidrológica (TransHyMed) (CGL2016-75957-R).

Spatio-temporal patterns of water in headwater Mediterranean catchments. Links between vegetation and hydrological response.

Research activity will be developed within the Surface Hydrology and Erosion group at IDAEA-CSIC ...

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