Results

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Thiemer, K., Lennox, R.J., Haugen T.O. (2022). Influence of dense macrophyte vegetation and total gas saturation on the performance of acoustic telemetry. Animal Biotelemetry. 10, 4.

Aasland, E. (2021). The impact of macrophyte removal on macroinvertebrates in the river Otra, Norway. Master thesis. Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Torske, A. (2021). Effects of macrophyte removal on habitat use of brown trout (Salmo trutta). Master thesis. Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Bergan, E. (2021). Effect of macrophyte removal on CO2 emissions in the river Otra, Norway. Master thesis. Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Thiemer, K., Schneider, S.C., Demars, B.O.L. (2021). Mechanical removal of macrophytes in freshwater ecosystems: Implications for ecosystem structure and functions.Science of the Total Environment 782, 146671.

 

In September 2020, Sarah Faye Harpenslager, postdoc at Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, introduced the MadMacs project in a series of tweets. Learn more about the mass development of aquatic plants here (link to Twitter thread).

In July 2020, the invasive plant Ludwigia was removed in Lake Grand-Lieu, France. Learn more about the macrophyte removal and its impacts on biodiversity here.

In July 2020, Elodea nuttallii was removed in Lake Kemnade, Germany. More information about the field work and first results here.

In June 2020, large amounts of submerged Juncus bulbosus plants were removed in the Otra river at Rysstad. Learn more about the field work and see the first results here.

In January 2020, large amounts of water hyacinth (Eichhornia/Pontederia crassipes) were removed from Hartbeespoort dam, South Africa. Learn more about the background of the mass development, and see pictures of the field work and first results here.

Last updated 03.06.2022