Monthly Archives: May 2013

New paper: bacterial communities on Arctic glaciers differ from those nearby

We have a new paper out in Polar Research (an open access journal, see link below), entitled Contrasts between the cryoconite and ice-marginal bacterial communities of Svalbard glaciers. This is the result of a collaboration between  Aberystwyth University, University of Bristol and … Continue reading

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Aberystwyth University’s Cryoconite team online!

Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales are preparing for this summer’s field season on Svalbard, funded by NERC and the FBA. The focus of the research is the diversity and interactions of microbes in cryoconite on glaciers. The team will be … Continue reading

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