Laboratory Equipment – Inland Waters Research

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Laboratory of Benthos

Screening and identification of benthic macroinvertebrates Evaluation of ecological quality of surface waters Ecology of macroinvertebrate organisms Equipment: Stereoscopes (2 Olympus SZX10- one with a digital camera, 1 Leica MZ8, 1 WILD), inverted microscope with camera (WILD).

Hydrochemistry Laboratory

Identification of the major ions: Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Na+, Cl -, SO42- Determination of nutrients (NO2-NO3-, PO43-, NH4 +, Total Nitrogen, Total Phosphorus, Silicates) Determination of alkalinity and hardness Determination of total particulate matter The quality control of chemical

Laboratory of Hydrometeorology

Numerical weather prediction Atmospheric models at global and large mesoscale Operational Meteorology and Oceanography (design, development, evaluation) Water cycle and energy (theory and numerical models) Development and implementation of meteorological data assimilation techniques Interaction in the system soil –

Laboratory of Ichthyology and Experimental Aquaria

Experimental farming of fish that are endemic in Greek freshwaters Biology of freshwater fishes of Greece (reproduction and nutrition studies) Morphology – morphometry and young adult life stages Detailed morphometry of fish with high  resolution digital image analysis system