Explore NABS

PhD Position: Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in riparian-stream networks

Graduate Student and Postdoc Positions
Posted: 8/15/2017
Expiration Date: 9/28/2017

We are seeking a PhD student to work in environmental assessment with a strong background in stream ecology and/or limnology. The PhD thesis is part of a European BiodivERsA project “CROSSLINK: Understanding cross-habitat linkages between blue and green infrastructure to optimize management of biodiversity, ecosystem services and multiple human uses” (http://www.slu.se/Biodiversa_Crosslink). This research team is interested in understanding how land use effects the biodiversity and functioning of streams and riparian habitats, with special focus on the role of riparian buffer strips in maintaining cross-habitat linkages from aquatic to terrestrial systems, and outcomes for biodiversity and ecosystem functioning at both local and larger (stream network) scales. Field and laboratory experiments will be used to study trophic-transfer pathways between streams and adjacent riparian habitats, the mechanisms underlying subsidy effects on terrestrial biodiversity and functioning and how riparian buffer strips mitigate land use effects on cross-ecosystem connectivity. Modelling will be used assess land-use impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and services of stream-riparian networks and the value.

http://www.slu.se/en/education/programmes-courses/postgraduate-studies/new-phd-student/Read-more/?Uid=1205



What's New
  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 26: Carbon Fates, Dr. Erin Hotchkiss more
  • Fall 2017 Issue of In the Drift now available! more
  • September 2017 Issue of Freshwater Science now online more
  • Does Cultural Diversity Matter to Scientific Societies? Read the President's Environment more
  • SFS Student Presentation Awards! more
  • In the drift just fell into your sampler! The Spring 2015 Newsletter is here! more
  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 14: Nitrogen Fixation in a Warming World, Dr. Jill Welter more
BENTHOS News
  • The deadline to submit proposals for AQUATROP Special Sessions or Symposiums is now November 17, 2017

    more
  • SFS joins CASS in condemning silencing of EPA scientists

    more
  • Andy Leidolf appointed as SFS Executive Director

     

    more
  • VOTING CLOSED - SFS LOGO CONTEST VOTE!

    Over 60 logos were submitted by 28 individuals and narrowed to 3 finalists. Now is your chance to select the winner.

    more
  • SFS signs two letters sent to the US EPA regarding the Trump Administration's proposed revisions to the Waters of the US rule



    more

More SFS News...

Back to Top
NABS Logo
© 2015 Society for Freshwater Science
Membership Services:
(435) 797-9270 | sfsmembership@usu.edu