Seagrass meadows in Hainan are disappearing

Seagrass meadows are natural filters for nutrients and organic matter (OM). However, excessive enrichment is detrimental for seagrasses. Our ECOLOC subproject6 ‘Response of seagrasses to aquaculture effluents and the filtering capacity of seagrass meadows for anthropogenic nutrients and organic matter’ has recently published results in Marine Environmental Research, biogeochemist Tim…

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Conference attendance alert: ECSA (03.-06.09.2018)

PD Dr. Tim Jennerjahn, Dr. Inga Nordhaus and PhD candidate Esther Thomsen attended the ECSA57 (Estuarine Coastal Sciences Association) conference in Perth, Australia. Tim Jennerjahn presented the poster “Aquaculture pond effluents traced through coastal waters using nitrogen and oxygen stable isotope composition of nitrate”. Inga Nordhaus gave a presentation entitled…

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