Iberian Pond Network (IPN)
Legal name of organisation
InBio/CIBIO, University of Évora
InBio/CIBIO, University of Évora, Largo dos
Colegiais, 7000 Évora, Portugal
Primary contact information (PI)
Years of Mesocosm Experiments
2014 to present
Description of Facility
outdoor – pelagic/benthic – freshwater
192 mesocosms deployed across six regions. The mesocosms consist of 1000-L tanks that mimic small ponds. In each location, there are 32 mesocosms installed ca. 3-5 meters apart.
Water volume, temperature, chlorophyll, turbidity, pH, oxygen, methane.
Climate change, biogeography, biotic interactions, ecosystem functioning
Source of Information
Photos of experiments/installations