Dr. Zsófia Horváth


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PhD Thesis

Distribution and trophic role of fairy shrimps (Anostraca) and microcrustaceans (Copepoda, Cladocera) in the astatic soda pans of the Carpathian Basin

Research experience and interests

• Large branchiopods
• Waterbirds
• Zooplankton (Copepoda, Cladocera)
• Large-scale community ecology
• Metacommunities
• Saline aquatic systems

Selected Publications

  • Horváth, Z.; Vad, C.; Ptacnik, R.;. (2015): Wind dispersal results in a gradient of dispersal limitation and environmental match among discrete aquatic habitats Ecography, DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01685
  • Horváth, Zs. ; Vad, Cs., F. ; Tóth, A. ; Zsuga, K. ; Boros, E. ; Vörös, L. ; Ptacnik, R.. (2014): Opposing patterns of zooplankton diversity and functioning along a natural stress gradient: When the going gets tough, the tough get going Oikos Volume 123, Issue 4, 461-471
  • Horvath, Zs., Vad, Cs.F., Vörös, L., Boros., E.. (2013): The keystone role of anostracans and copepods in European soda pans during the spring migration of waterbirds. Freshwater Biology 58, 430-440