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Trips to Lake Victoria

In July 2023, PhD student Beryl conducted a field trip to sample streams located in Kisumu, Kenya. These streams are belong to the tributaries of Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa and the main reservoir of the Nile, and located among Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The purpose of the trip was to collect water and sediment samples for [...] Read more

Beta diversity on mountainsides

Community variation (i.e. beta diversity) along geographical gradients is of substantial interest in ecology and biodiversity reserves in the face of global changes. However, the generality in beta diversity patterns and underlying processes remains less studied across trophic levels and geographical regions. We documented beta diversity patterns [...] Read more