New PhD student Matthias Pucher

In December 2017, Matthias Pucher joined the team as new PhD student. His work will focus on the DOM quality of the different water sources in the HOAL catchment. Besides, he will study the combined effects of DOM sources and toxic substances on the performance of benthic bacteria. Currently, Matthias is busy with the development of a script for Parafac-Analyses of DOM spectra in R. Results will be published recently.