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Title: Non-additive effects of multiple global-change drivers on aquatic ecosystems of both hemispheres
Authors: Jabalera Cabrerizo, Marco
Direction: Helbling, E. W.
Carrillo Lechuga, Presentación
Collaborator: Universidad de Granada. Departamento de Ecología
Universidad de Granada. Instituto del Agua
Issue Date: 2017
Submitted Date: 24-Mar-2017
Abstract: Aquatic ecosystems worldwide are being exposed to an unprecedented number of alterations caused by the impacts of global climate change. Over the last decades an increasing amount of attention and effort has been given to examining the effects of these perturbations, however, existing studies reveal few consistent response patterns that allow us predicting and understanding how ecosystems will behave in the upcoming future under these ongoing alterations. The rationale behind these contrasting responses underlie in that most of these studies have been focused in study of the single impacts of these drivers, therefore neglecting the complexity of the natural environment. Thus, the purpose of this doctoral dissertation is study the interactive effects of three of the main global change drivers (ultraviolet radiation [UVR], nutrient inputs and temperature) that are currently impacting the ecosystems. To achieve this objective, it was carried out a combination of long-term and remote-sensing data (i.e. atmospheric aerosols, surface solar irradiances and particulate organic carbon) together with a serie of laboratory and in situ experiments. The experimental studies performed considered both different combinations of global change drivers, different temporal scales (from hours to weeks), different levels of biological organization (from populations to ecosystems) as different ecosystems from both hemispheres (i.e., high-mountain lakes, coastal and open sea areas).
Sponsorship: Tesis Univ. Granada. Programa Oficial de Doctorado en: Biología Fundamental y de Sistemas
Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (MINECO) and Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER) (CGL2011-23681 and CGL2015-67682-R).
Junta de Andalucía (Excelencia projects P09-RNM-5376 and P12-RNM-327)
Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica-ANPCyT (PICT 2012-0271 and PICT 2013-0208)
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas CONICET (PIP Nº 112-201001-00228)
Fundación Playa Unión.
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte through a "Formación de Profesorado Universitario" PhD fellowship (AP12/01243) and a short-term placement fellowship (EST13/0666), by Campus de Excelencia Interacional-University of Granada (CeiBiotic - UGR) (call. 2015) and by Fundación Playa Unión.
Publisher: Universidad de Granada
Keywords: Cambio medioambiental global
Agua
Ecosistemas
Metabolismo
Evaluación
Fitoplancton
Productividad primaria (Biología)
Fotosíntesis
Rayos ultravioletas
UDC: 574
551.5
(043.2)
2401
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/48124
ISBN: 9788491635031
Rights : Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License
Citation: Jabalera Cabrerizo, M. Non-additive effects of multiple global-change drivers on aquatic ecosystems of both hemispheres. Granada: Universidad de Granada, 2017. [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/48124]
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