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2022

Perona Vico, Elisabet. 2022. Importance of hydrogen-mediated mechanisms for microbial electrosynthesis: regulation at the molecular level. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Lluís Bañeras & Sebastià Puig. Video dissertation: https://youtu.be/9OiAiVzaxRQ

 

2021

Argudo Fernández, María. 2021. Microbial communities responses in fluvial biofilms under metal stressed scenarios. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Frederic Gich & Helena Guasch.

Bas Silvestre, Maria. 2021. Ecosystem functioning of Mediterranean confined coastal lagoons: ecosystem metabolism, main drivers and phytoplankton community. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Xavier Quintana.

García de Vinuesa Gutiérez, Alfredo. 2021. Evaluación de la vulnerabilidad y del estado de conservación de ecosistemas marinos bentónicos especialmente productivos del Mediterráneo frente al impacto de la pesca de arrastre, para impulsar su correcta gestión. Universitat de Barcelona-CSIC. Supervisors: Montserrat Demestre & Josep Lloret.

Rocha, Barbbara da Silva. 2021. Compreendendo padrões de sincronia e ecologia da invasão em peixes de água doce utilizando os atributos das espécies. Ph.D. thesis, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Brasil. Supervisors: Marcus V. Cianciaruso & Emili García-Berthou.

Rubio-Gracia, Francesc. 2021. Influence of flow alteration and metal pollution on stream biota: from species to community-level responses. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna Vila-Gispert & Helena Guasch. Video dissertation: https://youtu.be/1ERlPuws7SA

Santamaría Pérez, Jorge. 2021. Unravelling the success of invaders: biotic and abiotic factors determining the invasibility of Mediterranean benthic assemblages by Caulerpa Cylindracea. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Emma Cebrian.

Verdura Brugarola, Jana. 2021. Mediterranean macroalgal forests under threat: the effects of ongoing climate change and design of restoration methods. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Emma Cebrian & Kike Ballesteros.

 

2020

 Boada-Cahueñas, Ellana Amparito. 2020. Towards the implementation of biotechnology for biogas upgrading: Role of bacteria in siloxane removal. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Lluís Bañeras, Frederic Gich & Alba Cabrera

Cunillera-Montcusí, David. 2020. Resilience of aquatic metacommunities. Implications for disturbance impacts and recovery. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Dani Boix & Stéphanie Gascón

Tornero Pinilla, Irene
. 2020. Metacommunities and biodiversity patterns in Mediterranean temporary ponds: the role of pond size, network connectivity and dispersal mode. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Dani Boix & Stéphanie Gascón

Colls Lozano, Miriam. 2020. Biofilm responses to flow intermittency in Mediterranean rivers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Vicenç Acuña

González Trujillo, Juan David. 2020. Dissecting the assembly process of benthic communities from Neotropical streams. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona & Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & John Charles Donato

 

2019

Gionchetta, Giulia. 2019. At the edge of aquatic systems: intermittent streambed microbial communities responses to hydrological alterations. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna Romaní & Joan Artigas.

Hernández del Amo, Elena. 2019. Origin and fate of nitrite in model ecosystems: case studies in groundwater and constructed wetlands. PhD Thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Lluís Bañeras & Frederic Gich.

Latorre Espeso, Dani. 2019. Effects of environmental conditions on phenotypic plasticity of fishes in Iberian Waters: life-history, physiological and morphological traits. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna Vila & David Almeida Real.

Mor Roy, Jordi-René. 2019. Flow alteration and wastewater inputs effects on freshwater communities in Mediterranean rivers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Isabel Muñoz

 

2018

Mandarić, Ladislav. 2018. Transport, distribution and fate of emerging contaminants in
wastewater-receiving rivers under multiple stress conditions.
Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Mira Petrović

Perujo, Núria. 2018. Subsurface as a bioreactor: Interaction between physical heterogeneity and microbial processes. Ph.D. thesis, Polytechnic University of Catalonia & University of Girona. Supervisors: Xavier Sánchez
Vila & Anna Romaní.

 

2017

Ávila, Núria. 2017. Estudio de la red trófica microbiana en lagunas someras: autotrofia
versus heterotrofia.
Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Xavier de Quintana & Rocío López-Flores.

Barral Fraga, Laura. 2017. Arsenic and fluvial biofilms: Biogeochemistry, toxicity and biotic interactions. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Helena Guasch, Teresa Barral & Soizic Morin Fillol.

Fillol Homs, Mireia. 2017. Insights into the distribution and ecological role of members of the archaeal Phylum Bathyarchaeota. From the global to the local scale. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Carles Borrego

 

2016

Freixa, Anna. 2016. Function and Structure of river sediment biofilms and their role in dissolved organic matter utilization. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Anna Romaní

dos Santos, Natália C.L. 2016. Sistemas de reservatórios em série: Influência sobre a biodiversidade e o funcionamento dos ecossistemas. Ph.D. thesis, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brasil.
Supervisors: Angelo A. Agostinho & Emili García-Berthou

Merciai, Roberto. 2016. Effects of global change on fish assemblages in Mediterranean streams. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Emili García-Berthou & Sergi Sabater

Noguerola Solà, Imma. 2016. Diversity, dynamics and activity of epsilonproteobacteria in a stratified karstic lake. Implications in carbon and sulfur cycles. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor:  Carles Borrego Moré

Ramió Pujol, Sara. 2016. Insights into key parameters for bio-alcohol production in syngas fermentation using model carboxydotrophic bacteria. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Jesus Colprim Galceran, Lluís Bañeras Vives & Ramon Ganigué Pagés

Tuulaikhuu, Baigal-amar. 2016. Influences of toxicants on freshwater biofilms and fish: from experimental approaches to statistical models. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona, Supervisors: Helena Guasch & Emili García-Berthou

Vilar-Sanz, Ariadna. 2016. Where nitrite respiration meets electrotrophy: diversity studies and functional characterization of autotrophic bacterial isolates from bioelectrochemical systems. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Girona.
Supervisor: Lluís Bañeras

 

2015

Aguilera Becker, Rosana. 2015. Effects of land uses and climate variability in the water quality of Mediterranean rivers: towards a regional vision of global change. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Rafael Marcé

Ann, Vannak. 2015. Linking river sediment physical properties to biofilm biomass and activity. PhD. Thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna M. Romaní & Andrea Butturini

Escoriza Boj, Daniel. 2015. Factors regulating the invasion of two Mediterranean anurans: Discoglossus pictus and Hyla meridionalis. The role of niche conservatism, species interactions and habitat selection. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Daniel Boix

Naspleda Feixas, Joan. 2015. Variabilitat morfològica i ús de l’hàbitat de l’espècie exòtica peix sol (Lepomis gibbosus) en ecosistemes mediterranis. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna Vila-Gispert & Lluis Zamora Hernández

Sánchez-Melsió, Alexandre. 2015. From inocula to biological reactors: molecular characterization of N-cycle bacterial assemblages in a PANAMMOX process. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Xavier Vila Portella & Jesús Colprim Galzeran

Ponsatí, Lídia. 2015. Biofilm responses to physical and chemical alteration in river ecosystems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Sergi Sabater

Srean, Pao. 2015. Understanding the ecological success of two worldwide fish invaders (Gambusia holbrooki and Gambusia affinis). Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Emili García-Berthou

 

2014

Mora Gómez, Juanita. 2014. Leaf litter decomposition in Mediterranean streams: microbial processes and responses to drought under current global change scenario. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna M. Romaní & Arturo Elosegi

Timoner Amer, Francesca. 2014. Stream biofilm responses to flow intermittency. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Vicenç Acuña

 

2013

Bonet, Berta. 2013. Antioxidant enzyme activities in fluvial biofilms as biomarkers of metal pollution. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Helena Guasch

Carmona-Catot, Gerard. 2013. Explaining the invasive success of the eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki): the role of temperature. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Emili García-Berthou

Miguel Chinchilla, Leticia. 2013. Physicochemical and macroinvertebrate community trends in manmade ponds constructed in reclaimed opencast coal mines. Ph.D. thesis, Universidad de Alcalá. Supervisors: Francisco A. Comín, Dani Boix & Stéphanie Gascón

 

2012

Corcoll, Natàlia. 2012. The nuse of pulse amplitude modulated fluorescence techniques for metal toxicity assessment in fluvial biofilms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Helena Guasch & Manel Leira

Proia, Lorenzo. 2012. Biofilm responses to multiple stressors associated to global change in river ecosystems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna M. Romaní & Sergi Sabater

Ruhí i Vidal, Albert. 2012. Primary succession in man-made wetlands: biodiversity, structure and dynamics of macrofaunal assemblages. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Dani Boix & Stéphanie Gascón

 

2011

Bonninneau, Chloé. 2011. Contribution of antioxidant enzymes to toxicity assessment in fluvial biofilms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Helena Guasch ·

Faggiano, Leslie. 2011. Modelling of the effects of toxic substances in freshwater ecosystems. Ph.D. thesis, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (France). Supervisors: Sovan Lek, Emili García-Berthou & Muriel Gevrey

Ricart Viladomat, Marta. 2011. Effects of priority and emerging pollutants on river biofilms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Helena Guasch ·

Ylla Monfort, Irene. 2011. Availability and use of organic matter in stream ecosystems: the role of biofilms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Sergi Sabater & Anna M. Romaní ·

 

2010

Compte Ciurana, Jordi. 2010. Food Webs of Mediterranean coastal lagoons. University of Girona. Supervisors: Stéphanie Gascón & Dani Boix

Urrea-Clos, Gemma. 2010. Distribution of diatom communities in agricultural and mining watersheds of South, West Spain. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Sergim Sabater

 

2009

Gallardo Armas, Belinda. 2009. Aquatic community patterns across environmental gradients in a Mediterranean floodplain and their application to ecosystem restoration. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Francisco A. Comín
& Stéphanie Gascón

Serra Gasa, Alexandra. 2009. Fate and effects of copper in fluvial ecosystems: the role of periphyton. University of Girona. Supervisor: Helena Guasch

Tornés Bes, Elisabet. 2009. Distributional patterns of diatom communities in Mediterranean rivers. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Sergi Sabater

 

2008

Artigas Alejo, Joan. 2008. The role of fungi and bacteria on the organic matter decomposition process in streams: interaction and relevance in biofilms. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Anna M. Romaní &
Sergi Sabater

Benejam Vidal, Lluís. 2008. Fish as ecological indicators in Mediterranean freshwater ecosystems. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Emili García-Berthou

Santos, Alejandra F.G.N. 2008. Uso de juvenis de peixes carnívoros nativos no controle da ictiofauna invasora na Bacia do Rio Paraná. Ph.D. thesis, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá (Brasil). Supervisors: Carmino Hayashi & Emili García-Berthou

Santos, Luciano Neves dos. 2008. Uso de habitats artificiais no manejo e conservação de recursos pesqueiros em ecossistemas lênticos. Ph.D. thesis, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá (Brasil). Supervisors: Angelo A. Agostinho & Emili García-Berthou

 

2007

Badosa Salvador, Ana. 2007. Limnological characteristics and plankton community structure of Mediterranean coastal lagoons undergoing restoration. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Xavier de Quintana Pou

Carol Bruguera, Joaquim. 2007. Ecology of an invasive fish (Silurus glanis) in Catalan reservoirs. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisors: Emili García-Berthou & Lluís Zamora Hernández

 

2006

Alcaraz Cazorla, Carles. 2006. Ecological interactions between an invasive fish (Gambusia holbrooki) and native cyprinodonts: the role of salinity. Ph.D. thesis, University of Girona. Supervisor: Emili García-Berthou