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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New paper on dissolved organic matter in Greenland ice sheet runoff

New paper on dissolved organic matter in Greenland ice sheet runoff

The melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) due to climate heating results in increasing export of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in glacial meltwaters. However,…

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New paper on the dynamic rare biosphere of the Greenland ice sheet surface

New paper on the dynamic rare biosphere of the Greenland ice sheet surface

The so-called Dark Zone of the Greenland ice sheet is a conspicuous band of dark bare ice that covers ca 10 000 km2 of the…

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New paper on the interconnectivity and diversity of microbial assemblages in a High Arctic watershed

New paper on the interconnectivity and diversity of microbial assemblages in a High Arctic watershed

Nowhere is climate change more dramatic than in the Arctic, where glacial melt and permafrost thaw greatly increase each year. Understanding the effect that such…

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2019 field work is done

2019 field work is done

This year saw three members of CryoEco (Jakub, Petra, and our new PhD student Kristýna) and Arnošt Šizling, our collaborator on the GrISMEME project, travel…

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