In cooperation with SLU Uppsala and the Chinese Academy of Sciences the effect of climate change on the bioaccumulation of methylmercury at the base of the aquatic food chain was investigated in outdoor mesocosms at the WasserCluster Lunz. In this experiments the water temperatures and the supply of dissolved organic carbon were increased.

(Foto: Fernando Valdés, Pianpian Wu, Kevin Bishop, Siwen Zheng, Min Jing, Julia Mercier, Agathe Clermont, Martin Kainz)