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Research Group on Ecology of Inland Waters (GRECO)


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Institute of Aquatic Ecology

Campus de Montilivi mapa
M. Aurèlia Capmany 69
E-17003 Girona
Tel. +34 972 41 82 66
Fax +34 972 41 81 50



SCARCE Consolider

SEFS Girona 2011

Research Group on Ecology of Inland Waters (GRECO)

The Research Group on Ecology of Inland Waters (GRECO) is the group GRCT0017 of the University of Girona (UdG) and is composed by the faculty and staff from the Ecology unit (Department of Environmental Sciences) of the University of Girona, which is attached to the Institute of Aquatic Ecology (IEA, UdG)GRECO is a large and interdisciplinary group with extensive experience in numerous limnological research lines (particularly River ecology and ecotoxicology, Ecology and conservation of freshwater fish, and Limnology of Mediterranean lagoons and wetlands). Please check our publications and research projects! Also visit the IEA website.



Xenobiotic stress and biodegradation
Xenobiotic stress and biodegradation in aquatic microbial communities
In this seminar, Joan Artigas will explain his research regarding the purification capacity of aquatic microbial communities.
First meeting of EcoAqua after being funded again as a Consolidated Research Group
This grant of the Government of Catalonia awards the best research groups.
Early results of the STRESSFISH Project: Assessing direct and indirect effects of global change on native freshwater fish
The STRESSFISH project aims to understand the causes and effects of the native freshwater fish decline.
GRECO is now on Twitter!
follow us at https://twitter.com/GRECO_UdG
GRECO is seeking candidates to apply for a Beatriu de Pinós grant to hire postdoctoral researchers
Until February 28th 2018 proposals can be presented to the grants for the incorporation of postdoctoral research staff into the Catalan science and technology system, within the Beatriu de Pinós programme (BP).
young researchers in the field
Scientific article: Local and regional drivers of headwater streams metabolism: insights from the first AIL collaborative project
This study aims to analyse the geographical and temporal patterns in stream metabolism and identify the main drivers regulating the whole ecosystem metabolic rates at local and regional scales.
Silurus glanis
Scientific article: Ecology, behaviour and management of the European catfish
Commercial values and recreational interests threatens megafishes, while some species have become invasive exotic, such as the European catfish. This article reviews the most recent knowledge on its current distribution and ecology and identify key questions to stimulate new research on this and other freshwater invaders.
Vídeo de conferències d’investigadors de l’IEA a la XIV Jornada CREAF SCB ICHN sobre Invasions biològiques
Dels investigadors de l’IEA Emma Cebrián (minut 1:15:50) i Emili García-Berthou (1:26:40) i la investigadora del DEPCA Núria Roura-Pascual, entre d’altres.

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