Freshwater Research (FRESH)

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PUBLIC DESCRIPTION
The research in FRESH research community covers a wide variety of aspects connected to fresh waters. These include the ecology and functioning of freshwater ecosystems, food web interactions, physical-chemical forces regulating the ecosystems, the effects of climate change on fresh waters, as well as the connections between freshwater systems and their catchment areas. Both lake and river ecosystems are included in the studies. Some studies have also branched to the brackish waters of the Baltic Sea. The studies are often problem-based and many projects are connected to the management of fresh waters and exploitation of their fish populations. The group includes 28 members, including professors, university lecturers, senior researchers, postdoctoral researchers, and doctoral candidates. Doctoral training is an important part of the group's work and doctoral degrees are earned annually. Numerous international Ph. D students are working in the group and research visits from FRESH to other universities are regular. The research group is situated in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the Viikki Campus in Helsinki and in the City of Lahti.

Responsible person: Jukka Horppila, Department of Environmental Sciences, Section of Aquatic Sciences

Participation category: 3
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