Links between stressors and biotic assemblages in lakes of Slovenia
The purpose of the research was to study linkages between multiple stressors and littoral benthic assemblages in lakes and impoundments of Slovenia. Stressors consisted of changes at different spatial scales – at sampling site, in lake and catchment area. Based on results, we demonstrated potential use of benthic invertebrates when we need to distinguish between the effects of different stressors.
About the project
izr. prof. dr. Gorazd Urbanič
dr. Rebeka Šiling
Duration of the project
2012 – 2016
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