The tell-tale isotopes: Towards indicators of the health of the Wadden Sea ecosystem

Jeltje Jouta


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This thesis describes the complexity of food webs, analysed mainly with help of stable isotopes. Who eats whom in an ecosystem, and can this be translated to a food web that integrates time and space? How can food web studies by valuable? I searched for the possibilities to use the food web position of indicator species as an indicator for the (spatially) variable state of the Wadden Sea food web.
Originele taal-2English
KwalificatieDoctor of Philosophy
Toekennende instantie
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Piersma, Theunis, Supervisor
  • Olff, Han, Supervisor
  • van der Veer, H., Co-supervisor, Externe Persoon
Datum van toekenning22-feb-2019
Plaats van publicatie[Groningen]
Gedrukte ISBN's978-94-034-1347-1
Elektronische ISBN's978-94-034-1346-4
StatusPublished - 2019

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