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Patrick Lorenz

Patrick Lorenz


LMU München/Department Biology II
Aquatic Ecology
Großhaderner Str. 2
82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Room: B02.022
Phone: +49 89 2180 74-213

Research Interests

Experimental ecology of lake ecosystems
Nutrient cycles in freshwater lakes
Food web interactions: phytoplankton - zooplankton – fish
Toxicity of nitrogen compounds to zooplankton
Growth and growth conditions of coregonids in Upper Bavarian lakes


1. Influence of nitrogen (N) deposition on organisms and trophic interactions in the pelagic
zone of lake ecosystems. (MesoNitro)

2. Ammonium (NH4+) exposure of Daphnia hyalina. (AmmoTox)

3. The importance of nitrogen (N) to phosphorus (P) ratios for the growth of whitefish
(Coregonus spec.) in Bavarian lakes. (NitroFlex)