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dc.contributor.authorLeese, Florianpor
dc.contributor.authorAltermatt, Florianpor
dc.contributor.authorBouchez, Agnèspor
dc.contributor.authorEkrem, Torbjørnpor
dc.contributor.authorHering, Danielpor
dc.contributor.authorMeissner, Kristianpor
dc.contributor.authorMergen, Patriciapor
dc.contributor.authorPawlowski, Janpor
dc.contributor.authorPiggott, Jeremypor
dc.contributor.authorDuarte, Sofia Alexandra Ferreirapor
dc.contributor.other[et al.]-
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-12T11:58:34Z-
dc.date.available2018-02-12T11:58:34Z-
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.identifier.citationLeese F, Altermatt F, Bouchez A, Ekrem T, Hering D, Mergen P, Pawlowski J, Piggott J, Abarenkov K, Beja P, Bervoets L, Boets P, Bones A, Borja Á, Bruce K, Carlsson J, Coissac E, Costa F, et al. (2016) DNAqua-Net: Developing new genetic tools for bioassessment and monitoring of aquatic ecosystems in Europe. Research Ideas and Outcomes 2: e11321. https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.2.e11321por
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/50353-
dc.description.abstractThe protection, preservation and restoration of aquatic ecosystems and their functions are of global importance. For European states it became legally binding mainly through the EUWater Framework Directive (WFD). In order to assess the ecological status of a given water body, aquatic biodiversity data are obtained and compared to a reference water body. The quantified mismatch obtained determines the extent of potential management actions. The current approach to biodiversity assessment is based on morpho-taxonomy. This approach has many drawbacks such as being time consuming, limited in temporal and spatial resolution, and error-prone due to the varying individual taxonomic expertise of the analysts. Novel genomic tools can overcome many of the aforementioned problems and could complement or even replace traditional bioassessment. Yet, a plethora of approaches are independently developed in different institutions, thereby hampering any concerted routine application. The goal of this Action is to nucleate a group of researchers across disciplines with the task to identify gold-standard genomic tools and novel ecogenomic indices for routine application in biodiversity assessments of European fresh- and marine water bodies. Furthermore, DNAqua-Net will provide a platform for training of the next generation of European researchers preparing them for the new technologies. Jointly with water managers, politicians, and other stakeholders, the group will develop a conceptual framework for the standard application of eco-genomic tools as part of legally binding assessments.por
dc.description.sponsorshipEuropean Cooperation in Science & Technology program (EU COST)por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherPensoft Publisherspor
dc.rightsopenAccesspor
dc.titleDNAqua-Net: developing new genetic tools for bioassessment and monitoring of aquatic ecosystems in Europepor
dc.typearticlepor
dc.peerreviewedyespor
oaire.citationStartPagee11321 (1)por
oaire.citationEndPagee11321 (24)por
oaire.citationVolume2por
dc.identifier.essn2367-7163por
dc.identifier.doi10.3897/rio.2.e11321por
dc.description.publicationversioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionpor
sdum.journalResearch Ideas and Outcomespor
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