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Tobias Schmitt

PhD student
Building C1, Room 101d

Research Interests:

Aquatic ecotoxicology

Impact of microplastic particles on the aquatic environment

Ecotoxicological implications of microplastics on aquatic organisms


Current Research Project:

Fate and retention of aged and non-aged microplastic particles in streams

Effects of microplastic particles on invertebrates and stream ecosystem functioning


Professional History:

Since 2019 PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University Koblenz-Landau, Germany

2018 Diploma thesis (Biology) on the “Impact of Biofilm Formations on the Sinking Rates of Microplastics”, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany