New review paper on glacier algae

New review paper on glacier algae

Algae grow on melting glacier and ice sheet surfaces across the cryosphere, causing the ice to absorb more solar energy and consequently melt faster, while…

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New project will use Greenland Ice Sheet surface as model ecosystem for microbial macroecology

New project will use Greenland Ice Sheet surface as model ecosystem for microbial macroecology

In our new project “GrISMEME” (Greenland Ice Sheet surface as a model ecosystem for microbial macroecology) we will use the Greenland Ice Sheet ablation zone…

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New paper shows glacier size and hydrological drainage systems may influence the structure of exported microbial assemblages

New paper shows glacier size and hydrological drainage systems may influence the structure of exported microbial assemblages

Glacial meltwater streams export supra- and subglacially-derived microbial cells, along with terrestrial material from the ice-free landscape, and deliver them to downstream ecosystems. Despite the…

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New paper on controls of microalgal community structure in cryoconite

New paper on controls of microalgal community structure in cryoconite

A study led by Tobias Vonnahme conducted during his stay at the Centre for Polar Ecology at the University of South Bohemia and co-authored by…

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Jakub Zarsky awarded a Charles University grant to study ice algae.

Jakub Zarsky awarded a Charles University grant to study ice algae.

Jakub Zarsky was awarded a Charles University grant (GAUK) to study ice algae. The funding will enable us to compile and analyse a sample set…

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