+   László G.-Tóth - Scientific Adviser

László G.-Tóth,  MSc, Ph.D., DSc
scientific adviser
Institute Building A, room 105, 205
tel: +36 87 448 244 ext №127, 211
fax: +36 87 448 006
Cellular phone: +36 30 916 22 38
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CV
Memberships
Teaching
Research Description
Selected Publications
Projects
Travels, work abroad
Awards

  CV
Name:

Dr. László G.-Tóth
(Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Birth:

26th May 1954, Budapest (Hungary)

Nationality & citizenship:

 
Hungarian

Marital status:

Married, 2 children

Languages:

English (good), Russian (good)

Position:

Scientific adviser, University Professor


Education:
2004 -

Habil. Professor in Biological Oceanography, Pannon University;

2003 -

Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest): Doctor in Science (D.Sc.),No.:4.215;

1989 -

Hungarian Committee of Scientific Qualifications (Budapest), Candidate for the Biological Science (Ph. D.) No.: 12.825;

1980 -

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Doctor Rerum Naturalium, No.: D-2.390/1979;

1974 - 1979

Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), certified biologist, No.: 655/1979, No.: V-77/974-75;

1968 - 1972

Árpád Grammar School (Budapest), final examination;


Appointments in Hungary:
2010 -

University professor, second relationship, Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Institute of Regional Economy and Rural Development (Gödöllo);

2003 -

scientific advisor, Balaton Limnological Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science (Tihany);

1990 - 2003

senior scientific research worker, Balaton Limnological Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science (Tihany);

1982 - 1990

scientific research worker, Balaton Limnological Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science (Tihany);

1980 - 1982

assistant scientific research worker, Balaton Limnological Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science (Tihany)


Appointments abroad:
2004 - 2006

"Natinal Detached Expert" at the European Commission DG - JRC, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Inland and Marine Waters Unit, European Ecological Water Quality and Intercalibration Group, Ispra, Italy;

2001 - 2002

"Visiting researcher (long-term) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)", Institute of Geoscience, Shizuoka University (Shizuoka, Japan);

1994 - 1996

"Postdoctoral fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Scinece (JSPS)", School of Allied Medical Sciences (Matsumoto, Japan);

1991 - 1992

"Postdoctoral fellow of the Ministry of Education and Culture in France", Laboratory of Cell Biology, University of Rennes (Rennes, France)


  Memberships
1979 -

The Hungarian Society of the Natural Sciences;

1979 -

The Hungarian Society of the Hidrology;

1990 - 1996

The Hungarian Society of the Cell Biolology;

1986 - 2010

Mem. of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Plankton Research (Oxford, England);

2002 - 2004

Management Committee on Marine Pollution (MCMP), European Commission, Directorate D-Env. D.3. (Bruxelles, Belgium);

2004 - 2006

EC-JRC European Ecological Water Quality and Intercalibration (EEWAI) expert group; detached national expert;

2006 –

EC-JRC European Ecological Water Quality and Intercalibration (EEWAI) expert group; external contributor (Ispra, Italy);

2010 - 2011

Principal coordinator of the „EU 27 Inland Waters” expert group within the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) UNEP_CBD_SBSTTA_14 Commission during the Spanish - Belgian - Hungarian EU Presidency;


  Teaching
1993 -

Lecturer in "Feeding biology, and metabolism of the zooplankton", University of Debrecen, Debrecen (Hungary);

1993 -

Lecturer in "Planktonic food web interactons in lakes and rivers, biomanipulation" University of Debrecen, Debrecen (Hungary);

1999 -

Foundation member of the "Ph.D. School in Environmental Science", University of Debrecen, Debrecen (Hungary);

2000 -

Lecturer in Hydrobiology, Pannon University, Veszprém (Hungary);

2002 -

Lecturer in Biological Oceanography, Pannon University, Veszprém (Hungary);

2004 -

Lecturer in "History of Deep-sea research", Pannon University, Veszprém (Hungary);

2004 -

Lecturer in "Plankton research", West-transdanubian University, Sopron (Hungary)

2010 -

Foundation member of the "Ph.D. School in Regional Sciences" Szent István University, Gödöllo, Hungary;

2010 -

LLecturer in "Environmental Policy" (Szent István University, Hungary)


  Research Description

Population dinamics and selective feeding of freshwater and marine zooplankton (see G.-Tóth 1992a; G.-Tóth et al. 1986, 1987; Drits et al. 1991; G.-Tóth and Kato 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001a,b, Szalontai et al. 2003, Parpala et al. 2003, G.-Tóth et al. 2011, Baranyai et al. 2011 in the list of selected publications);

Respiration and respiratory electron transport system activity of freshwater and marine plankton (see G.-Tóth 1992b, 1999; G.-Tóth and Drits 1991; G.-Tóth et al. 1995, 1996, 1997; Szalontai et al. 2003 in the list of selected publications);

Embryonic and larval respiration and respiratory electron transport system activity of fish (see G.-Tóth et al. 1995a,b,c, 1999 in the list of selected publications);

Respiratory electron transport system activity of plankton, sediment and biofilm (see G.-Tóth 1993, 1999; G.-Tóth et al. 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 in the list of selected publications);

Estimation of the carbon and energy flux of the plankton, sediment and biofilm from respiration and respiratory enzyme activity (see: G.-Tóth et al. 1994 in the list of selected publications);

Studies of the impacts of some environmental pollutants and acidification on the respiration, metabolism and development of freshwater and marine planktonic organisms and fish (see: G.-Tóth and Zlinszky 1989; G.-Tóth et al. 1995a,b,c in the list of selected publications);

Studies of the significance and degree of the postmortem enzymatic activity in the decomposition of the corps of the dead organisms and the impact of the pH of the environment on that alternative processes of decomposition (see G.-Tóth and Zlinszky 1989; G.-Tóth et al. 1994, in the list of selected publications);

Studies of phylogenetic origin and recent function of deep-sea hydrothermal vent microbial communities (see: Fujikura et al. 2001 in the list of selected publications);

Ecological Water Quality Assessment within the European Water Framework Directive (see: Nöges et al. 2005; G.-Tóth et al. 2008; Solheim et al. 2008 in the list of selected publications)

Full list of publications and references


  Selected Publications

G.-Tóth, L., K. V.-Balogh and N. P. Zánkai (1986): Significance and degree of abioseston consumption in the filter-feeder Daphnia galeatea Sars am Richard (Cladocera) in Lake Balaton. - Arch. Hydrobiol. 106: 45-60.

G.-Tóth, L., N. P. Zánkai and O. Messner (1987): Alga consumption of four dominant planktonic crustaceans in Lake Balaton (Hungary). - Hydrobiologia 145: 323-332.

G.-Tóth, L. and J. Zlinszky (1989): The importance of self-oxidation in decomposition and its dependence on the pH of the environment. - Water, Air and Soil Poll. 46: 213-221.

Drits, A. V., T. N. Semenova and L. G.-Tóth (1991): Feeding of Euphausia superba Dana in the region of Southern Shetland Islands. - First Polish-Soviet Antarctic Symposium "Arctowski 85" (Eds.: Klekowski, R.Z. and K. W. Opalinski), PAS, II. Division of Biol. Sci. Warsawa, Institute of Ecology Publishing Office: 97-102.

G.-Tóth, L. (1992): Limiting effect of abioseston on food ingestion, postembryonic development time and fecundity of daphnids in Lake Balaton (Hungary). - J. Plankton Res. 14: 435-446.

G.-Tóth, L. (1992): The activity of the terminal electron transport system (ETS) of the plankton and sediment in Lake Balaton. - Hydrobiologia 243/244: 157-167.

G.-Tóth, L. (1993): Electron transport system (ETS)-activity of the plankton, sediment and biofilm in Lake Balaton (Hungary). - Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 25: 680-681.

G.-Tóth, L., Zs. Langó, J. Padisák and E. Varga (1994): Terminal electron transport system (ETS)-activity in the sediment of Lake Balaton, Hungary - Hydrobiologia 281: 129-139.

G.-Tóth, L., P. Carrillo and L. Cruz-Pizarro (1995): Respiratory electron transport system (ETS)-activity of the plankton and biofilm in the high-mountain lake La Caldera (Sierra Nevada, Spain) - Arch. Hydrobiol. 135: 65-78.

G.-Tóth, L., M. Szabó and D. J. Webb (1995): Adaptation of the tetrazolium reduction test for the measurement of the electron transport system (ETS)-activity during the embryonic development of medaka. - J. Fish. Biol. 46: 835-844.

G.-Tóth, L., M. Szabó and P. Bíró (1995): Toxic effect of the mosquito killer S-Deltamethrine on the development and on the respiratory electron transport system (ETS)-activity of the embryos of bream (Abramis brama L.), roach (Rutilus rutilus L.), barbel (Barbus barbus L.) and pike (Esox lucius L.). - Lakes and Reservoirs, Research and Management 1: 127-139.

G.-Tóth, L. and K. Kato (1996): Development of Eodiaptomus japonicus Burckhardt (Copepoda, Calanoida) reared on different sized fractions of natural plankton. - J. Plankton Res. 18: 819 - 834.

G.-Tóth, L. and K. Kato (1997): Size selective grazing of bacteria by Bosmina longirostris - an image analysis study. - J. of Plankton Res., 19(10): 1477-1493.

G.-Tóth, L. and K. Kato (1998): Development of Eodiaptomus japonicus Burckhardt (Copepoda, Calanoida) on microbial plankton. - Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 26: 2006.

G. Tóth, L. (1999): Aktivität des Elektronentransportsystems (ETS). In: Tümpling, W. v. and G. Friedrich (Eds.): Methoden der biologische Wasseruntersuchung 2., Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena, Stuttgart, Lübeck, Ulm: 465 - 473.

G.-Tóth, L. and K. Kato (2001a): Grazing of Daphnia galeata (Crustacea, Cladocera) on epi- and hypolimnetic bacterioplankton in the mesotrophic Lake Kizaki, Japan. - Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol 27: 3712-3717.

G.-Tóth, L. and K. Kato (2001b): Bacterial function in the grazing food chain in microbial loop. - In: Saijo, Y. & H. Hayashi (eds.): Lake Kizaki: linmnology and ecology of a Japanese lake. - Backhuys Publishers, Leiden: 191-194.

Fujikura, K., Y. Fujiwara, J. Ishibashi, S. Katayama, T. Komatsu, Y. Maezawa, Y. Maki, Y. I. Miyazaki, H. Miyake, K. Okamoto, K. Okoshi, L. G.-Tóth, S. Tsushida, T. Yamaguchi, T. Yamanaka, H. Watanabe, H. Watabe, S. Zielinsky, and K. Kato (2001): Investigation of hydrothermal vent ecosystems by the crewed submersible "Shinkai-2000" on the Dai-yon (No. 4) Yonaguni Knoll and the the Hatoma Knoll, the Okinawa Trough. - JAMSTEC J. Deep Sea Res. 19: 141-154.

Parpala, L., L. G.-Tóth, V. Zievici, K. Szalontai and P. Németh (2003): The summer zooplankton structure and productivity in Lake Balaton. - Shallow Lakes 2002., Hydrobiologia 506 - 509: 347 - 351.

Szalontai, K., L. G.-Tóth and I.B. Muskó (2003): Oxygen consumption of Limnomysis benedeni Czernovsky, 1882 (Crustacea: Mysidacea) a pontocaspian species in Lake Balaton, Hungary. - Shallow Lakes 2002., Hydrobiologia 505 - 506: 407 - 411.

Nöges, P. L. G.-Toth, W. van de Bound, A-Cr. Cardoso, P. Haastrup, J. Wuertz, A. de Jager, A. McLean and A-S. Heiskanen (2005): The Water Framework Directive final intercalibration register for lakes, rivers, coastal and transitional waters: overview and analysis of metadata. – European Commission DG-Joint Research Centre, EUR 21671 EN: 1 – 137.

G.-Tóth L, S. Poikane, W. Penning , G. Free G, H. Mäemets, A. Kolada , J. Hanganu J (2008): First steps in the Central-Baltic intercalibration exercise on lake macrophytes: where do we start?- AQUATIC ECOLOGY 42:(2) pp. 265-275.

Solheim, A.L., S. Rekolainen, J.S. Moe, L. Carvalho, G. Phillips, R. Ptacnik, W.E. Penning, L.G.-Tóth L, C. O'Toole, A.K.L. Schartau, T. Hesthagen (2008): Ecological threshold responses in European lakes and their applicability for the Water Framework Directive (WFD) implementation: synthesis of lakes results from the REBECCA project. - AQUATIC ECOLOGY 42:(2) pp. 317-334.

L.G. -Tóth L, L. Parpala, C. Balogh, I. Tátrai, E. Baranyai (2011): Zooplankton community response to enhanced turbulence generated by water-level decrease in Lake Balaton, the largest shallow lake in Central Europe. - Limnology and Oceanography 56:(6) pp. 2211-2222. (2011);

Baranyai, E., L.G-Tóth, Á. Vari, Z.G. Homonnay (2011): The effect of variable turbulent intensities on the distribution of zooplankton in the shallow, large Lake Balaton (Hungary). – Knowledge and management of aquatic ecosystems --:(400) Paper 07.


  Projects (leading, participating)
2012 – 2015

"Complex examination of the human impact on the environment and the related social conflicts in the case of a sensitive geographical area of a shallow lake (Lake Balaton)". - Supported by TÁMOP-4.2.2.A-11/1/KONV-2012-0038; participating;

2012 - 2015

"Regional impacts of extremes doe to climate change and possibilities of mitigation". – Supported by TÁMOP-4.2.2.A-11/1/KONV-2012-0064; participating;

2010 - 2013

"Conservation of the endangered biodiversity in the Pannonian ecoregion: ecological, morphological and genetic diversity assessment in sanctuary and impacted habitat complexes" - Supported by the Hungarian National Scientific Research Found (OTKA), participating;

2011 – 2013

"The habitat, population, reproduction and genetic variability of the Asian carps in Lake Balaton" -Supported by the Hungarian National Scientific Research Found (OTKA), participating;

2009 - 2010

"Dinamism of the zooplankton of Lake Balaton" - Supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) and The Balaton Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary (MEH), leading;

2009 - 2010

"Investigation of the invertebrate fauna of Lake Balaton" - Supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) and The Balaton Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary (MEH), participating;

2009 - 2012

"The relationships between the physico-chemical parameters and the function of invertebrate fauna in shallow lakes" – Bilateral researc cooperation supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Romainan Academy, leading;

2009 – 2011

"Board public dissemination of the results of the research of Lake Balaton, extention of the results to other water bodies, and facilitate the application of the results in bussiness and higher education" - TÁMOP-4.2.3-0, participating;

2004 - 2008

"Effect of turbulence on the structure and function of the zooplankton in Lake Balaton"– Suppordet by the Hungarian Scientific Research Found (OTKA) leading;

2004 - 2007

"Effect of the water level fluctuation on the sessile and planktonic invertebrates" – Supported by "BALÖKO – NKFP 3/B" Program; participating

2000 - 2004

Role of the planktonic and benthic crustaceans in the elimination of the phytoplankton in Lake Balaton. - Supported by The Balaton Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary (MEH) leading;

2000 - 2003

Energy flux of planktonic and benthic crustaceans in Lake Balaton. - Supported by the Hungarian National Scientific Research Found (OTKA) leading;

2000 - 2003

The role of the crustacean communities in the elimination of the phytoplankton and in the nutrition of fish in Lake Balaton.-Supported by The Balaton Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary (MEH) leading;

1996 - 2004

The structural aspects of zooplankton community in lentic ecosystems (Lake Balaton, Danube Delta).- Research cooperation between the Balaton Limnological Reserch Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and the Biological Institute of the Romanian Academy, (Tihany, Bucharest) leading;

1996 - 1998

Study of the impacts of human pollution agents on the embryonic development of fish living in Lake Balaton. - Supported by The Balaton Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary (MEH) leading;

1995 - 1999

Study of the influence of the euthrophication on the matter-energy flux of the zooplankton and the Amphipoda Corophium curvispinum in Lake Balaton. - Supported by The Balaton Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister of Hungary (MEH) leading;

1993 - 1996

Study of the impact of the environmental factors on the respiration and respiratory electron transport system-activity of embryos and early larval stages of fish. -"Balaton" Intergovernmental Project, OMFB-APAPE , France-Hungary leading;

1991 - 1995

Studies on the energy transfer and energy loss along the limnetic food web in Lake Balaton (Hungary) and Lake La Caldera (Spain). - Supported by the Hungarian National Scientific Research Found (OTKA), and "The Open Society (Soros) Foundation" (Prague & Budapest) leading;

1990 - 1991

Enzyme kinetical studies on the self-purification capacity of lacustrine ecosystems in Hungary (Lake Balaton, Lake Hidvég, peat bogs). - "Project for young researchers", Hungarian Academy of Sciences leading;


  Travels, work abroad
2012 September:

Study trip to the Biologial Instutute of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest), and participation on the international conference "Water resources and wetlands" ( Tulcea, Romania), 13 days;

2011 September:

Study trip to the Biologial Instutute of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest, Romania), 13 days;

2010 September:

Study trip to the Biologial Instutute of the Romanian Academy and plenary lecture ont he conference 50th Anniversary Conference of the Institute of Biology (Bucharest, Romania), 13 days;

2010 March:

"European preparation for the UNEP-CBD SBBSTA-14 meeting in the topic of "Inland Waters", Vilm (Germany), 5 days;

2009 September:

Study trip to the Biologial Instutute of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest, Romania), 13 days;

2009 Augus

SEFS6 (Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences) conference (Sinaia, Romnia), 4 days;

2008 September:

DGL/SIL-Jahrestagung an der Universität Konstanz (Germany), 4 days;

2008 February:

RUBICODE workshop, Helsingborg (Sweden), 6 days;

2008 January:

Study trip to the Biologial Instutute of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest), 13 days;

2007 December:

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu (Estonia), invitation, seminar 3 days;

2007 June-July:

Study trip to the Biologial Instutute of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest) and to the Danube Delta National Institute for Research and Development (Tulcea, Romania), 21 days;

2006 May:

"Rebecca - WP3 Publication Workshop", European Comission DG-JRC, Villa Monastero, Varenna (Italy), 7 days;

2006 February:

"Central-Baltic Lakes GIG Meeting", European Commission DG-JRC, Enkhuizen (The netherlands), 3 days;

2005 December:

International Workshop: Water Lewel Fluctuation in lacustrine systems – ecological impacts and prospects of future change – University of Konstanz, Konstanz (Germany), 4 days;

2005 Sept.:

"Rebecca – WP3 & Lake Intercalibration Workshop", European Commission DG-JRC, Balaton Limnol. Kut. Int. Tihany, (Hungary), 5 days;

2005 June:

"ASLO Summer Meeting – A Pilgrimage Through Global Aquatic Sciences", American Society for Limnology and Oceanography, Santiago De Compostela (Spain), 5 days;

2005 May:

"Science and Art in Europe Symposium", Max Planck Society, Berlin – Jéna (Germany), 3 days;

2005 Apryl:

"Rebecca – WP3 & Lakes Central GIG Workshop", European Commission DG-JRC, Edinbourgh (Great-Britain), 3 days;

2005 March:

"Reebecca – WP3 & Central Lakes GIG Workshop", European Commission DG-JRC, Delft (The netherlands), 3 days;

2004 August:

Bucharest, Sulina (Romania): Biological Institute of the Romanian Academy, Danube Delta Laboratory of the Biological Institute of the Romanian Academy, 9 days;

2004 April:

Ispra (Italy): Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Institute for Enviroment and Sustainability, Scientific consultation, 1 day;

2003 October:

Bruxelles (Belgium): 5th Meeting of the Management Committee on Marine Pollution (MCMP), European Commission, 1 day;

2002 December:

Koge, Copenhagen (Denmark): Conference on the development of an European Strategy for the protection and conservation of the marine environment. - European Commission, 3 days;

2002 June:

Deep-sea expedition, Investigation of hydrothermal vent ecosystems at the at the Kuroshima and Hatoma Knolls in the Okinawa Trough, southern part of Japan.- Shinkai-Natsushima cruise (JAMSTEC), 4 weeks (invitation);

2001 October:

Deep-sea expedition, Investigation of paleolimnological characteristics of the Japan Sea. - Tansei Maru cruise, Ocean Research Institute (ORI), Tokyo University, Japan, 3 weeks (invitation);

2001 May:

Deep-sea expedition, Investigation of hydrothermal vent ecosystems at the at the Dai-yon (No. 4) Yonaguni Knoll and the the Hatoma Knoll in the Okinawa Trough, southern part of Japan.- Shinkai-Natsushima cruise (JAMSTEC), 3 weeks (invitation);

2001-2002:

Shizuoka (Japan), Shizuoka University, Institute of Geosciences, laboratory of Prof. K. Kato, „Visiting researcher (long term)” from the The Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS), 10 months;

2000:

Matsumoto (Japan), Shinshu University, School of Allied Medical Sciences, laboratory of Prof. K. Kato, preliminary DNA hybridization experiments on protozoans and rotifers living in Lake Kizaki, two weeks (invitation);

1999:

Monte Carlo (Monaco), Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Musée de Oceanographique, laboratory, visit, scientific consultation (3 deys);

1999:

Karlsruhe (Germany), IUBS Symposium on biomonitoring, 5 days;

1999:

Granada (Spain), consultation, laboratory of Prof. L. Crus-Pizarro, University of Granada, two weeks;

1999:

Granada (Spain), „Enzymes in the environments, International Symposium”, 6 days;

1998:

Tiberias (Israel ), „Kinneret Symposium Limnology 2000", Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research, Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, 5 days;

1998:

Dublin (Ireland) XXVII Congress of the Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL), University College Dublin, 7 days;

1998:

Melbourne (Australia), 3rd International Larval Biology Meeting, University of Melbourne; Ocean Discovery Center, 12 days;

1997:

Berlin (Germany), „guest researcher”, 3 months, Gewässerekologie und Binnenfischerei im Forschungsverbund, laboratory of Dr. Rita Adrian (invitation);

1996:

Rennes (France), University of Rennes, Laboratory of Cell Biology, laboratory of Prof. D.J. Webb, 4 weeks (invitaion);

1995:

Galway (Ireland), The International Symposium of the Society of the Fish Biology of the British Islands, 7 days;

1994 - 1996:

Matsumoto (Japan), Shinshu University, School of Allied Medical Sciences, laboratory of Prof. K. Kato, Postdoctoral Fellowship from The Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS), two years;

1994:

Granada (Spain), Univesity of Granada, Department of Animal Biology, laboratory of Prof. L. Cruz-Pizarro, visiting professorship, 6 weeks;

1994:

Rennes (France), University of Rennes, Laboratory of Cell Biology, laboratory of Prof. D. J. Webb, visiting professorship, 6 weeks;

1993:

Monte Carlo (Monaco), Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Musée de Oceanographique, laboratory of dr. D. Allemand and Prof. J. Jaubert, 3 days, seminar (invitation);

Granada (Spain), Univesity of Granada, Department of Animal Biology, laboratory of Prof. L. Cruz-Pizarro, visiting professorship, 6 weeks;

Innsbruck (Austria), University of Innsbruck, Institute of Zoology and Limnology, laboratory of Prof. R. Psenner, Training Course on Respirometry, one week;

1992:

Granada (Spain), Univesity of Granada, Department of Animal Biology, laboratory of Prof. L. Cruz-Pizarro, visiting professorship, 6 weeks;

1992:

Barcelona (Spain), XXV. Congress of the International Society of the Limnology, 8 days;

1992:

Marseille (France), 8th Congress of the European Ecology, 5 days;

1991 - 1992:

Rennes (France), I.N.R.A. Laboratoire de Physiologie des Poissons, University of Rennes I., laboratory of Prof. D.J. Webb, Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Ministry of Education and Culture in France, 9 months;

1991:

Barcelona (Spain), CSIC Institute for Marine Sciences, laboratories of Prof. C. Pedrós-Alió and Prof. M. Alcaraz, in the frame of the Conventional Exchange Programme between The Hung. Acad. Sci. and The CSIC, 2 weeks;

1990:

Helsinki (Finland), Symposium "The dynamics and use of the lacustrine ecosystems", 8 days;

1989:

Munich (Germany), XXIV. Congress of the International Society of the Limnology, 8 days;

1989:

Kyoto (Japan), 5th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 11 days;

1988:

Halifax, Hamilton, and Winnipeg (Canada), The Bedford Institute for Oceanology (BIO), Halifax, Dalhousie, at Prof. Longhurst, and Dr. J. Kerekes; Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW), Hamilton, at Dr. J. Barica; Freshwater Institute, Fisheries and Oceans, Winnipeg, at Dr. Ph. Chang, 3 weeks, invitations for seminars, from the Canadian Wildlife Service and CCIW;

1987:

Yerevan, Sevan (Armenia), Lake Sevan Hydrobiological Station of The Armenian Academy of Sciences, laboratory of Dr. K. Djandjaradjan, Conventional Exchange Programme between The Hung. Acad. Sci. and The Armenian Acad. of Sci., 4 weeks;

1986:

Gdynia (Poland), 22nd European Marine Biology Symposium, 7 days;

1985 - 1986:

South-Atlantic oceanographic ecpedition, shipboard research work, the 43rd cruise of the r/v. "Akademik Kurchatov", Scotia Sea, Brendsfield Strait, King George Island (Antarctica), Benguella Upwelling (South-West Africa Coast), invitation from the P.S. Shirshov Institute for Oceanology, Russian Acad. of Sci., Moscow, 4 months;

1984:

Moscow (Russia), Severtsov Institute for Evolutionary Morphology and Animal Ecology, laboratory of Prof. A. Svehnikov, Conventional Exchange Programme between The Hung. Acad. Sci. and The Russian Acad. of Sci., 3 months;

1983:

Moscow (Russia), Severtsov Institute for Evolutionary Morphology and Animal Ecology, Russian Acad. of Sci., laboratory of Prof. A. Svehnikov, Conventional Exchange Programme between The Hung. Acad. Sci. and The Russian Acad. of Sci., 3 months;

1982:

Lyon (France) XXII. Congress of the International Society of the Limnology, 7 days;

1981:

Illmitz (Austria), Neusiedlerseetagung, 3 days; Mondsee, Limnological Institute of the Austrian Acad. of Sci., at Dr. M. Dokulil (invitations, seminars);

1980:

Russia, P.P. Shirshov Institute for Oceanology of the Russian Acad. of Sci., laboratory of Prof. S. Drits (Moscow); Research Institute for Inland Waters, Russian Acad. of Sci, laboratory of Dr. I. Susheyna (Borok); Zoological Museum, Department of Prof. G.G. Winberg (St.Petersburg), Conventional Exchange Programme between The Hung. Acad. Sci. and The Russian Acad. of Sci., one month;

1979:

Smolenice (Slovakia), 3rd International Symposium of Hydromicrobiology, 3 days;

1977:

Irkutsk, Listvyanka (Siberia, Russia), Lake Baykal Hydrobiological Institute of The Siberian Acad. of Sci., Irkutsk Governmental University, Lake Baykal Hydrobiologoical Station, student study trip, 3 weeks;


  Awards

„JRC-2005 Award for Support to EU – Policy” (shared)