MSc. Samuel Dijoux

Job Position: PhD Student - Laboratory of Ecology of Aquatic Insects and Relict Ecosystems

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Ph.D Study - Trait-based models of the dynamics of invertebrate communities in freshwaters

Short description:

PhD project dedicated to the role of life-history and physiological traits on communities in small standing waters. Using mainly theoretical approaches, mathematical models will be developped to investigate the effets of climate change on freshwaters biota.

A special focus is given to individual-based approaches (age- and size-structured populations models, bioenergetic models) to link individual responses to environment change (warming, enrichment, increase of harvesting efforts, etc.) at the community level.


Interested research areas:

Population dynamics & Life history traits evolution ; Ecological modelling ; Climate change impacts ; Food webs interactions


Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Entomology
Branišovská 1160/31
370 05 České Budějovice

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