Research Projects

2020 present: Consequences of degradation of riparian vegetation for detrital food webs in streams and the role of biodiversity – a temperate-neotropical comparison

Funding: Swiss National Science Foundation – SNSF

Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq

Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo – FAPES

2019 – present: Tropical Water Research Alliance – Mainstreaming water for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development goals in tropical watersheds.

Funding: Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo – FAPES

 

2016 – present: Assessing the impacts of mining and logistical activities in lentic ecosystems: emphasis in bioindicator organisms and ecological processes

Funding: Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo – FAPES

 

2016 – present: Detrital food webs in Atlantic Forest streams: understanding the role of decomposer fungi, invertebrate shedders and macroconsumers in organic matter processing

Research Fellowship

Funding: Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo – FAPES

Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq

 

2013 – 2017: Effects of changes in the riparian vegetation on the diversity of decomposer organisms and quality of organic matter available in Atlantic Forest streams in the state of Espírito Santo

Funding: Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo – FAPES

Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq

 

2012 – 2014: Litter decomposition as a tool for the evaluation of the ecological integrity of stream in the Atlantic Forest (Espírito Santo, Brazil)

Funding: Research Foundation of the State of Espírito Santo – FAPES