Dr. Alexander Feckler

Ecosystem Resilience
Contact
Raum 5.26 Gebäude I

Research Interests

  • Anthropogenic stressor effects on freshwater ecosystem functioning
  • Interaction of autotrophic and heterotrophic microorganisms during freshwater ecosystem functioning
  • Trait-based ecology
  • Ecology of cryptic species
  • Molecular ecology and population genetics

 

Current Research Projects

  • Meta-analysis of chemical stressor effects on ecosystem functioning
  • Proximity matters: Hunting down the missing link in nutrient cycling (VR project: more info)
  • Litter decomposition in novel environments: effects of global change drivers on herbaceous plant decomposition

 

Academic history

  • Leader of the research area "Functional biodiversity" at the Eusserthal Ecosystem Research Station (EERES) (2020 – present)
  • Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany (2020-present)
  • Postdoctoral fellow at the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden (2018-2020)
  • PhD student at the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden (2014-2017)
  • Diploma program in Environmental Sciences at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany (2006-2013)

 

Awards

  • Exceptional Paper Award of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (2019)
  • Linnépriset for the best PhD thesis by the Royal Society of Science in Uppsala, Sweden (2019)

 

Functions

  • Editor for Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
  • Postdoctoral fellow in the research group Ecosystem Resilience

 

Peer-reviewed publications

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