Research groups

Animal Ecology Research Group

Head of the research group:

senior research fellow

Members of the research group:

Kiss, Anita, PhD

institute engineer

Maroda, Ágnes

assistant research fellow

Rácz, Éva

laboratory assistant

Sály, Péter, PhD

research fellow

Szalóky, Zoltán, PhD

institute engineer

Végvári, Zsolt, DSc

Director, Instiute of Aquatic Ecology Scientific Advisor

Main profile:

The primary task of the research group is to study the structure, biological functions, and long-term changes of the aquatic and wetland habitats, their animal communities (zooplankton, macroinvertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, waterbirds) in the watershed areas of the Danube and Tisza river. Our research globally examines the environmental effects of climate change, land use, water management, river regulation, agriculture and other human activities on ecosystems, as well as the management and restoration possibilities of their communities.