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:

Streib, L., Juvigny-Khenafou, N., Heer, H., Kattwinkel, M., & Schäfer, R. B. (2022). Spatiotemporal dynamics drive synergism of land use and climatic extreme events in insect meta-populations. Science of the Total Environment, 814, 152602. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152602

Macaulay, S. J., Hageman, K. J., Piggott, J. J., Juvigny-Khenafou, N. P. D., & Matthaei, C. D. (2021). Warming and imidacloprid pulses determine macroinvertebrate community dynamics in experimental streams. Global Change Biology, 27(21), 5469–5490. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15856

Juvigny‐Khenafou, N.P.D., Piggott, J. J., Atkinson, D., Zhang, Y., Macaulay, S. J., Wu, N., & Matthaei, C. D. (2021). Impacts of multiple anthropogenic stressors on stream macroinvertebrate community composition and functional diversity. Ecology and Evolution, 11(1), 133–152. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6979

Juvigny‐Khenafou, N.P.D., Piggott, J. J., Atkinson, D., Zhang, Y., Wu, N., & Matthaei, C. D. (2021). Fine sediment and flow velocity impact bacterial community and functional profile more than nutrient enrichment. Ecological Applications, 31(1). doi: 10.1002/eap.2212

Juvigny-Khenafou, N. P. D., Zhang, Y., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135053

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

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