New paper on mercury export from the Greenland ice sheet

New paper on mercury export from the Greenland ice sheet

A new paper, led by Jon Hawkings from Florida State University and published in Nature Geoscience, shows very high concentrations of the toxic element mercury…

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Jade Hatton joins CryoEco

Jade Hatton joins CryoEco

We are happy to announce Jade Hatton is joining our team to work on the new project MARCH4G as a postdoctoral research assistant. Jade joins…

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New paper on tardigrades and rotifers in Arctic cryoconite holes

New paper on tardigrades and rotifers in Arctic cryoconite holes

Tardigrades and rotifers likely play an important role in supraglacial nutrient cycling through grazing and thus shaping the structure of primary producers in cryoconite holes….

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PhD position in Glacial Microbiology

PhD position in Glacial Microbiology

We are seeking a highly motivated student to investigate the phylogenetic and functional diversity of microbial communities in the Greenland Ice Sheet subglacial ecosystem and…

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Postdoc position in Glacial Biogeochemistry

Postdoc position in Glacial Biogeochemistry

available from 1 January 2021. We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research assistant (PDRA) to investigate the origin, age, and fate of methane (CH4)…

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No field work in 2020

No field work in 2020

After months of planning, sprinkled with hope and despair in equal amounts, we have finally made an unsurprising, but still very difficult, decision: we are…

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PhD position in Glacial Biogeochemistry

PhD position in Glacial Biogeochemistry

available from October 2020. We are seeking a highly motivated student to investigate the origin, age, and fate of methane (CH4) released from the Greenland…

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New project will investigate the potential of the Greenland Ice Sheet to produce and release methane

New project will investigate the potential of the Greenland Ice Sheet to produce and release methane

The basal environments of ice sheets produce and store large reserves of methane (CH4), which have the potential to raise atmospheric CH4 concentration and thus…

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Glacial ecosystems are essential to understanding biodiversity responses to glacier retreat

Glacial ecosystems are essential to understanding biodiversity responses to glacier retreat

A commentary (‘matters arising’) led by Marek and contributed to by a number of glacier ecologists has been published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, in…

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New paper on microbial export in meltwaters from (sub)Arctic glaciers

New paper on microbial export in meltwaters from (sub)Arctic glaciers

Glacier recession is accelerating with alarming speed across the high latitude and elevation parts of our planet. Despite this urgency, we have only a limited…

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