Skip to main content
European Commission logo
polski polski
CORDIS - Wyniki badań wspieranych przez UE
Zawartość zarchiwizowana w dniu 2024-05-27

Factors regulating the composition of aquatic bacterial communities at the local scale


One key question in ecological research is which factors regulate community composition and diversity at various temporal and spatial scales. Since bacteria are key drivers of ecosystem function, it is of particular importance to focus on mechanisms regulating their community structure to be able to make predictions about the effects of environmental changes on biogeochemical cycling. In the proposed project I will implement a number of field surveys as well as laboratory and field experiments using bacterial communities in rock pools as model systems. The project investigates the importance of local and regional factors for bacterial community composition and assembly, the character and extent of ecological differentiation within bacterial communities, and the effect of disturbance intensity and frequency on bacterial community composition. This project will therefore significantly advance our knowledge about bacterial biogeography, regulating factors of microbial diversity, and microbial metacommunity ecology. It will also help us to understand to which degree bacterial community composition is predictable from the environmental conditions and provide insights into the resistance and resilience of bacterial communities after a disturbance event. This information will help us to validate whether predictable changes in microbial communities and associated ecosystem processes may occur as a result of climate or environmental change.

Zaproszenie do składania wniosków

Zobacz inne projekty w ramach tego zaproszenia


Wkład UE
€ 45 000,00
751 05 Uppsala

Zobacz na mapie

Östra Sverige Östra Mellansverige Uppsala län
Rodzaj działalności
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt administracyjny
Eva Nordin Sundqvist (Ms.)
Koszt całkowity
Brak danych