Young AIL

The Iberian Association of Limnology (AIL) has a special section of Young AIL, made up of all those members which are students or postdoctoral researchers who do not yet have a permanent position. They have a working committee that organizes annual meetings and activities for this group.

When registering for the Association, there is an option to indicate if you want to belong to the Young-AIL when you provide your personal information.

The coordinators of the Young-AIL are Edurne Estévez and Isabel Fernandes.

Advantages of being a member of Young-AIL:
- possibility of participating in a network of young researchers
- possibility of applying for grants to participate in congresses organized or supported by AIL
- possibility of applying for projects for young researchers, organized by AIL and by the European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS)
- possibility of participating in meetings, courses and workshops organized or supported by AIL
- possibility of applying for the prize for the best Iberian (AIL) and European PhD thesis (EFFS).


Adaptation to desiccation and salinity tolerance: what was first, the chicken or the egg?

The new post of Young Limnologists deal with the evolution of aquatic life in extreme environments: salinity and desiccationVersion in Spanish and PortugueseOne of the most fascinating features of life on earth is its capacity to colonize even the most remote or unfavorable spots all over the planet. Evolutionary ecology is the scientific discipline that aims to understand the mechanisms by which...

Biological invasions modify the coexistence of native species in aquatic ecosystems

Young limnologists link functional ecology and invasive species habitat niches to predict biodiversity lossesVersion in Spanish and PortugueseBiological invasions are one of the most important causes of biodiversity loss and ecosystem change worldwide, which are especially damaging in aquatic habitats. However, it is still unclear how biological invasions may interact with local abiotic stressors (e.g.,...

AGRHYDROM: Poster in SEFS10 conference

We are back with a new update on AGRYDROM project!From the 2nd  to the 7th of July the 10thSEFS conference took place in Olomouc (Czech Republic). In this conference we presented a poster (click here to download it) with the main objectives of the project, the participant groups and the expected results. We have to say that we received a great feedback and some new ideas on data analysis!...

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