Sinderhoeve

Name
Sinderhoeve
Legal name of organisation
Wageningen Environmental Research
Country
The Netherlands
Continent
Europe
Organisation address

Telefoonweg 77

6871NJ Renkum

The Netherlands

Primary contact information (PI)

Dr ir Ivo Roessink

ivo.roessink@wur.nl

 

Years of Mesocosm Experiments
1990 - present
Description of Facility

outdoor – pelagic/benthic – freshwater

A variety of land-based systems ranging from 40 m long 55 m3 experimental ditches, four types of ponds of different sizes to 100 L microcosms. All is situated on a 11 ha fenced off test site and there are always possibilities to construct new systems if required by the research question.

Controlled Parameters
  • Toxins & chemicals
  • Invasive aquatic species
Research Topics
  • ecotoxicology
  • aquatic ecology
  • invasive aquatic species
  • remediation research
Facility location(s)
Primary interests
  • ecotoxicology
  • aquatic ecology
  • invasive aquatic species
  • remediation research
Specialist areas
  • ecotoxicology
  • aquatic ecology
  • aquatic invasive species
  • turtles
  • freshwater crayfish
  • phytoplankton
  • zooplankton
  • microbial community
  • macrozoobenthos
  • emerging insects
  • macrophytes
  • periphyton
Equipment

Several aquatic test systems of different volume are available on site including all materials to sample plankton, macrobenthos and emerging insects. pH, DO, T and EC meters plus alkalinity measurements can be performed on site. In addition, a small lab facility is present where several small lab equipment such as ovens, fume hood and microscopes are available.

Lodging

Not available on site. A variety of housing possibilities is available on the campus of Wageningen University and the town of Wageningen or its surroundings.

Source of Information
Photos of experiments/installations
Foto credit: Wageningen Environmental Research
Foto credit: Wageningen Environmental Research
Foto credit: Wageningen Environmental Research
SInderhoeve areal; Figure cerdit: Wageningen Environmental Research