METU Mesocosm System

Name
METU Mesocosm System

Legal name of organisation
Middle East Technical University (METU)

Country
Turkey

Continent
Europe

Organisation address

Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (ODTÜ), Middle East Technical University (METU), Üniversiteler Mahallesi, Dumlupınar Bulvarı No:1 06800 Çankaya Ankara/TURKEY, 06800

Primary contact information (PI)

Prof.Dr. Meryem Beklioğlu

Years of Mesocosm Experiments
2011, 2012

Description of Facility

Controlled Parameters

water depth and nutrients (both TP and TN)

Research Topics

Role of water level on ecosystem processes (e.g. C and  N) as well as impact of food additives (TiO2) on food web structure and ecosystem processes

Facility location(s)

39.8897009,32.7520139

Primary interests

Role of hydrological alteration on ecosystem structure and function of shallow lakes

Specialist areas

Equipment

Lodging

Source of Information
Photos of experiments/installations

Photo: METU-Limnology Labratory