Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1439

Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems

RESIST – a Collaborative Research Centre on multiple stressors affecting streams and rivers

Stream and rivers are degraded by a multitude of stressors – various types of pollution, degradation of hydrology and morphology, invasive species ... just to mention a few.
Stressors affect all organism groups and the functions and services they provide.

Often, stressors interact: Sometimes they strengthen each other, sometimes they weaken each other. Why and how is not fully understood. But stressor interactions greatly affects ecosystem management.
Sometimes, if a river is restored, the biota deteriorate rather than improve.

RESIST aims to unravel the interactions of multiple stressors in rivers. With manipulative lab and field experiments, field studies and models we will test why, when and how stressors interact – and develop options for mitigation and restoration.

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October 2023

Metabarcoding and non-target screening
to detect wastewater contamination

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March, 2024

Intense planning for phase II of RESIST

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May, 2024

We innitated the special issue "Multilevel response to stressor increase and release in stream ecosystems" in STOTEN comprising current results of RESIST!

https://www.sciencedirect.com/special-issue/1007M80W3PG

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