Dipl.-Umw. Nikita Bakanov

Ecosystem Resilience
Building C I; Room 04

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Ecotoxicology
  • Pesticide Risk Mitigation
  • Environmental Fate of Pesticides
  • Analytical Chemistry (LC-MS, UHPLC-MS/UV/ELSD, ASE, SPE, dSPE)

Current research projects

  • Effects of aquatic macrophytes on the environmental fate of pesticides in laboratory-scale freshwater batch systems and outdoor stream mesocosms
  • Validating models to predict the influence of aquatic macrophyte species Elodea nuttallii and Myriophyllum spicatum on the elimination of Plant Protection Products from aqueous matrices (uptake, elimination and distribution): cooperation with Bayer CropScience AG and RWTH Aachen
  • Environmental fate and growth effects of a sulfonylurea herbicide on submerged aquatic macrophyte species Elodea canadensis and Myriophyllum spicatum in vegetated stream mesocosms: cooperation with Bayer CropScience AG
  • Fate of low concentrated fatty alcohol alkoxylates in aquatic systems in cooperation with Sasol Germany GmbH

Academic history

  • Since October 2013: PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
  • Diploma thesis (October 2013): The influence of three aquatic submerged macrophyte species on the fate and behavior of six pesticides in laboratory freshwater macrophyte systems
  • Study of Environmental Sciences (October 2006 until October 2013)

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Wieczorek, M.V., Bakanov, N., Lagadic, L., Bruns, E. and Schulz, R. (2016): Response and recovery of the macrophytes Elodea canadensis and Myriophyllum spicatum following a pulse exposure to the herbicide iofensulfuron-sodium in outdoor stream mesocosms. Environ. Toxicol. Chem.
  • Stang, C., Bakanov, N. & Schulz, R. (2016): Experiments in water-macrophyte systems to uncover the dynamics of pesticide mitigation processes in vegetated surface waters/streams. Environ Sci Pollut Res
  • Wieczorek, M.V., Bakanov, N., Stang, C., Bilancia, D., Lagadic, L., Bruns, E. and Schulz, R. (2016). Reference scenarios for exposure to plant protection products and invertebrate communities in stream mesocosms. Sci. Total Environ
  • Elsaesser, D., Stang, C., Bakanov, N., Schulz, R. (2013): The Landau stream mesocosm facility: Pesticide mitigation in vegetated flow-through streams. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol.