Marek Stibal

Dr Marek Stibal

(MSc, BSc University of South Bohemia; PhD University of Bristol)

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I am interested in the microbial ecology and biogeochemistry of cryospheric ecosystems (glaciers and ice sheets in particular), with an emphasis on carbon and nutrient cycling, diversity, distribution and dispersal of microorganisms, and large scale effects of microbial communities on glacial systems.

You can email me at marek.stibal@natur.cuni.cz and follow me on twitter.

Recent Publications

Stibal M, Bradley JA, Edwards A, Hotaling S, Zawierucha K, Rosvold J, Lutz S, Cameron KA, Mikucki JA, Kohler TJ, Šabacká M, Anesio AM (2020) Glacial ecosystems are essential to understanding biodiversity responses to glacier retreat. Nature Ecology and Evolution doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1163-0

Kohler TJ, Vinšová P, Falteisek L, Žárský JD, Yde JC, Hatton JE, Hawkings JR, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Hood E, Cameron KA, Stibal M (2020) Patterns in microbial assemblages exported from the meltwater of Arctic and sub-Arctic glaciers. Frontiers in Microbiology 11:669 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00669

Williamson CJ, Cameron KA, Cook JM, Zarsky JD, Stibal M, Edwards A (2019) Glacier algae: a dark past and a darker future. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:524 doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00524

Lamarche-Gagnon G, Wadham JL, Sherwood Lollar B, Arndt S, Fietzek P, Beaton AD, Tedstone AJ, Telling J, Bagshaw EA, Hawkings JR, Kohler TJ, Zarsky JD, Mowlem MC, Anesio AM, Stibal M (2019) Greenland melt drives continuous export of methane from the ice-sheet bed. Nature 565:73–77 doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0800-0

Žárský JD, Kohler TJ, Yde JC, Falteisek L, Lamarche-Gagnon G, Hawkings JR, Hatton JE, Stibal M (2018) Prokaryotic assemblages in suspended and subglacial sediments within a glacierized catchment on Qeqertarsuaq (Disko Island), west Greenland. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94:fiy100 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiy100

Full list of publications here.

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