PhD Position: Greenhouse Gas Emission Studies
The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) invites applications for a PhD position (Greenhouse gas emission studies) in Greenhouse gas production and emission from the reservoir Itaparica in Pernambuco, Brazil. The successful candidate will participate in a joint project on multiple uses of water reservoirs (Innovate) which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. He/she will study the production, transport and emission of Greenhouse Gases (GHG: CH4, CO2, N2O) in Itaparica reservoir under changing land use and water level. In particular, the impact of oligotrophication, passage of turbines for power generation or aquaculture is in the focus of research.
The position is available from February, 2012 and limited to 3 years.