Iberian Pond Network (IPN)

Name
Iberian Pond Network (IPN)
Legal name of organisation
InBio/CIBIO, University of Évora
Country
Portugal, Spain
Continent
Europe
Organisation address

InBio/CIBIO, University of Évora, Largo dos

Colegiais, 7000 Évora, Portugal

Primary contact information (PI)

Prof. Miguel B. Araújo
Dr. Miguel Matias

Please login or register to view contact information.
Years of Mesocosm Experiments
2014 to present
Description of Facility

outdoor – pelagic/benthic – freshwater

192 mesocosms deployed across six regions. The mesocosms consist of 1000-L tanks that mimic small ponds. In each location, there are 32 mesocosms installed ca. 3-5 meters apart.

Controlled Parameters

Water volume, temperature, chlorophyll, turbidity, pH, oxygen, methane.

Research Topics

Climate change, biogeography, biotic interactions, ecosystem functioning

Facility location(s)
Primary interests
Specialist areas
Equipment

Temperature loggers

Lodging
Photos of experiments/installations
Distribution of mesocosm experimental sites in the Iberian Peninsula
Évora – Herdade da Mitra (Portugal)
Toledo – La Higueruela Experimental Farm (Spain)