ABOUT ME

I have worked on ecology for over 15 years and have published several papers related to eutrophication, drought, and biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems. I have particular experience in biological responses to environmental change in lakes, rivers, and lagoons from fieldworks to laboratory experiments. 

I am mostly interested in the response of aquatic ecosystems and their biodiversity (taxonomic & functional) to environmental disturbances such as eutrophication, microplastic pollution, land use, salinization or global warming. Currently, I work at the Environmental Health Programme at Çankırı Karatekin University.

EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Freshwater Lakes

Lagoons

Mesocosm Experiments

Aquatic Ecosystem Food Web Interactions

Biodiversity-Ecosystem functioning

Statistical Analysis in Ecology

Microplastics in Freshwater Ecosytems

2006 - 2012

Middle East Technical University, PhD

MEMBERSHIPS

2000 - 2003

Hacettepe University, Msc

1995 - 1999

Hacettepe University, Bsc

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Association

Limnology Association (Turkey)

Nature  Research Society (Turkey)

AWARD

Serhat Özyar Thesis Honour Award, 2014

Researcher

Çankırı Karatekin University

© Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, 2019