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EMERGE

DEPARTMENT OF HYDROBIOLOGY, INSTITUTE OF ZOOLOGY, SLOVAK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (IZ-SAS)

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Responsible scientist

dr. Ferdin Sporka PhD

E-mail:sporka@savba.sk
, Institute:
Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences,
Address:
Dubravska cesta 9
Bratislava, Slovakia
Phone: +421-2-593026,
Fax: +421-2-593026

Comenius University, faculty of Natural Sciences Bratislava, 1975 ; M.Sc. (zoology) Comenius University, faculty of Natural Sciences Bratislava, 1979; Ph.D. (hydrobiology), Charles University Prague - dynamics and production of macrozoobenthos of irrigation reservoirs on model in reservoir Ronava (District of West Slovakia)., 1987. Professional experience: Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Fishery Research and Hydrobiology, Bratislava, August 1975 through December 1990. Senior researcher 1991 to present, Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, since 1992 head of Department of Hydrobiology. Research experience: zoobenthos, ecology of floodplain water bodies, mountain lakes and streams, structure and dynamics of benthic communities, ecology and taxonomy of Oligochaeta and Amphipoda, organic matter in sediments. International activity: participation in EC projects: AL:PE2 (1993-1995), MOLAR (1996-1999).


Members

Dipl. Ladisl Hamerlík
E-mail:uzaehame@savba.sk,
Institute:
Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences ,
Address:
Dubravska cesta 9
Bratislava, Slovakia,
Phone: +421-7-5930 2,
Fax: +421-2-5930 2

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M.Sc. Zuzana Zatovicova
E-mail:uzaezzat@savba.sk,
Institute:
Department of Hydrobiology Institute of Zoology Slovak Academy of Sciences,
Address:
Dubravska cesta 9
Bratislava, Slovakia,
Phone: +421-2-5930 2,
Fax: +421-2-5930 2

Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, 1994; M.Sc. (biology-chemistry), Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, 1999; Ph.D. student (from 1999) Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava; professional interests: biology and ecology of macrozoobenthos

dr. Elena Stefkova
E-mail:stefkova@savba.sk,
Institute:
Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences,
Address:
Dubravska cesta 9
Bratislava, Slovakia,
Phone: +421-2-593026,
Fax: +421-2-593026

Comenius University, faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, 1979; M.Sc. (algology) Comenius University, faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, 1980; PhD student Comenius University (from 1996). Professional experience: Research Fellow, Institute of Fishery Research and Hydrobiology, Bratislava, August 1979 through December 1990. Research scientist 1991 to present, Department of Hydrobiology, Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Research experience: phytoplankton and phytobenthos, chlorophyll a, diatom analyses of lake sediments, ecology and taxonomy of Bacillariophyceae International activity: participation in EC projects: AL:PE2 (1993-1995), MOLAR (1996-1999).

doc. d Peter Bitusik PhD
E-mail:bitusik@vsld.tuzvo.sk,
Institute:
Faculty of Ecology and Environmental Science Department of Biology ,
Address:
Kolpasska 9/B
Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia,
Phone: +421-45-69411,
Fax: +421-

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doc. d Ilja Krno DrSc.
E-mail:krno@fns.uniba.sk,
Institute:
Faculty,
Address:
Mlynska dolina
Bratislava, Slovakia,
Phone: +421-2-602964,
Fax: +421-2-

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Tasks:

IZ-SAS is responsible with CU-Prague and HBSC-ASCR, for undertaking all field sampling at the Classification and Validation lakes in the Slovakian Tatra Mountains (30-50 lakes); for the analysis of epipelic and sediment diatoms; analyses from short core samples for Chironomids; littoral and profundal invertebrates; zooplankton; phytoplankton and assessment of trophic food webs.


Lake Districts:


Recent Publications

The influence of low discharge and acidification on spring ecosystems

Krno, I.; Sporka, F.; Bulankova, E.; Tirjakova, E.; Illyova, M.; Stefkova, E.; Tomajka, J.; Halgos, J.; Bitusík, P.; Illesova, D., & Lukas, J. (1998), pp. 99-106 In: Bretschko, G. & Helesic. J. (eds), Advances in the River Bottom Ecology, Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Limnology of the Turiec river basin (West Carpathians, Slovakia)

Krno, I., Sporka, F., Tirjakova, E., Bulankova E., Devan, P., Degma, P., Bitusik, P., Kodada, J., Pomichal, R, & Hullova, D. (1996) 122pp.

The typology of floodplain water bodies of the Middle Danube (Slovakia) on the basis of the superficial polychaete and oligochaete fauna

Sporka, F. (1998) Hydrobiologia. 386, 55-62.

The macrozoobenthos of parapotamon-type side arms of the Danube river in Slovakia and its response to flowing conditions

Sporka, F., & Nagy, S., (1998) Biologia, Bratislava. 53, 633-643.

The effects of anthropogenic acidification on the hydrofauna of the lakes of the West Tatra Mountains

Vranovsky, M., Krno,I., Sporka, F., & Tomajka, J. (1994) Hydrobiologia. 274: 163-170.

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