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Dr. Noël Juvigny-Khenafou

Group Member (Quantitative Landscape Ecology)

Research Interests

  • Multiple stressors in freshwater systems
  • Biodiversity
  • Spatial ecology
  • Meta-ecosystems
  • Ecological stoichiometry and metabolic theory



  • Tools for complex data analysis

  • Advanced data science


Academic History




Selected Publications

Book chapters:

Zhang Y., Juvigny-Khenafou N., Xiang H., Lin Q. 2019. Multiple stressors in China’s freshwater ecoregions. In Multiple stressors in river ecosystems: Status, impacts and prospects for the future, Elsevier, edited by Sergi Sabater, Arturo Elosegi and Ralf Ludwig. ISBN: 978-0-12-811713-2.

Research papers:

Juvigny-Khenafou N.P.D, Zhang Y.X, Piggott J.J, Atkinson D, Matthaei C.D, Van Bael S.A, Wu N. 2020. Anthropogenic stressors affect fungal more than bacterial communities in decaying leaf litter: a stream mesocosm experiment. Science of The Total Environment 716:135053. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135053.

Juvigny-Khenafou N.P.D, Zhang Y.X, Piggott J.J, Atkinson D, Matthaei C.D, Wu N. 2020. Sediment and flow velocity impact bacterial community composition and functional profile more than nutrient enrichment. Ecological Applications DOI: 10.1002/eap.2212

Juvigny-Khenafou N.P.D, Piggott J.J, Atkinson D, Zhang Y.X, Macauley S.J, Wu N, Matthaei C.D. 2020. Impacts of multiple anthropogenic stressors on stream macroinvertebrate community and functional diversity. Ecology and Evolution (accepted pending minor revision).

Current research:

Juvigny-Khenafou N.P.D, Harvey E, Atkinson D, Wu N, Zhang Y.X, Schäfer, R.B, Piggott J.J. Disconnected: How to integrate spatiotemporal complexity in riverine multiple stressor research. In prep for Oikos

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