Prof. László G-TÓTH, DSc

GINOP Sustainable Ecosystems Group
BLI Department of Hidrozoology
director, scientific advisor
g-toth.laszlo [at] okologia.mta.hu
+36 87 448-244 / 105
Brief description of the main scopes: 

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)

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)

 

Main profile in keywords: 
population dynamics of zooplankton
Selected publications: 

2016

Avar P, Maasz G, Takács P, Lovas S, Zrinyi Z, Svigruha R, Takátsy A, Tóth LG, Pirger Z (2016): HPLC-MS/MS analysis of steroid hormones in environmental water samples Drug Test Anal. 8(1):124-8. More ››
Avar P, Zrínyi Z, Maász G, Takátsy A, Lovas S, G-Tóth L, Pirger Z (2016): β-Estradiol and ethinyl-estradiol contamination in the rivers of the Carpathian Basin. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print] More ››

2015

Lukács, B.A., Tóthmérész, B., Borics, G., Várbíró, G., Juhász, P., Kiss, B., Müller, Z., G-Tóth, L. & Erős, T. (2015): Macrophyte diversity of lakes in the Pannon Ecoregion (Hungary) LIMNOLOGICA 53: 74–83 More ››
Vitál Z, Specziár A, Mozsár A, Takács P, Borics G, Görgényi J, G -Tóth L, Nagy SA, Boros G (2015): Applicability of gill raker filtrates and foregut contents in the diet assessment of filter-feeding Asian carps FUNDAMENTAL AND APPLIED LIMNOLOGY Accepted More ››

2013

Pap K., Nagy L., Balogh C., G.-Tóth L., Liker A. (2013): Environmental factors shaping the distribution of common wintering waterbirds in a lake ecosystem with developed shoreline Hydrobiologia 716: pp. 163–176. More ››

2008

Balogh C., Muskó I. B., G.-Tóth L. and Nagy L. (2008): Quantitative trends of zebra mussels in Lake Balaton (Hungary) in 2003-2005 at different water levels Hidrobiologia 613: pp. 57-69. More ››