Habitat patchiness, ecological connectivity and the uneven recovery of boreal stream ecosystems from an experimental drought

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Amélie Truchy - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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In an outdoor mesocosm experiment, we investigated how impacts of drought on boreal stream ecosystems are altered by the spatial arrangement of local habitat patches within stream channels, and variation in ecological connectivity with a regional species pool. We measured basal ecosystem processes underlying carbon and nutrient cycling: (i) algal biomass accrual, (ii) microbial respiration and (iii) decomposition of organic matter, and sampled communities of aquatic fungi and benthic invertebrates.

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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Amélie Truchy - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Contributor(s)

Brendan McKie - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 1151

Description

In an outdoor mesocosm experiment, we investigated how impacts of drought on boreal stream ecosystems are altered by the spatial arrangement of local habitat patches within stream channels, and variation in ecological connectivity with a regional species pool. We measured basal ecosystem processes underlying carbon and nutrient cycling: (i) algal biomass accrual, (ii) microbial respiration and (iii) decomposition of organic matter, and sampled communities of aquatic fungi and benthic invertebrates.

Language

English

Time period(s) investigated

2015-08 — 2015-10

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Finland, Europe, Northern Europe

Funding

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency — Ref. 10/179

Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management — Ref. 10/179

The Swedish Research Council Formas — Ref. 2014-886

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

University of Oulu, University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS)

Academy of Finland (Suomen Akatemia) — Ref. AKVA research program

Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE)

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Truchy, A., Sarremejane, R., Muotka, T., Mykrä, H., Angeler, D.G.,Lehosmaa, K., Huusko, A., Johnson, R.K., Sponseller, R. A., McKie, B.G. (2020). Habitat patchiness, ecological connectivity and the uneven recovery of boreal stream ecosystems from an experimental drought. Global Change Biology

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Habitat patchiness, ecological connectivity and the uneven recovery of boreal stream ecosystems from an experimental drought

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Amélie Truchy. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment (2020). <em>Habitat patchiness, ecological connectivity and the uneven recovery of boreal stream ecosystems from an experimental drought</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/jrn0-0520">https://doi.org/10.5878/jrn0-0520</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Amélie Truchy - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Description

In an outdoor mesocosm experiment, we investigated how impacts of drought on boreal stream ecosystems are altered by the spatial arrangement of local habitat patches within stream channels, and variation in ecological connectivity with a regional species pool. We measured basal ecosystem processes underlying carbon and nutrient cycling: (i) algal biomass accrual, (ii) microbial respiration and (iii) decomposition of organic matter, and sampled communities of aquatic fungi and benthic invertebrat

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Time period(s) investigated

2015-08 — 2015-10

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Published: 2020-02-28