Oriol Grau; blogging from Toolik, Alaska

I am a MSCA researcher of the research group ‘Plants and Ecosystems’ (PLECO) at the University of Antwerpen, Belgium. I focus on the impacts of permafrost thaw on the biogeochemistry of arctic peatlands, and my research is done within the framework of the FROSTLAND project. Permafrost peatlands in the Arctic typically develop as patterned-ground systems, […]

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The final countdown! (for the INTERACT TA/RA call)

Our fourth and final call for INTERACT Transnational and Remote Access of our current EU-H2020 funding period is open for access taking place in April-October 2023. The call is for research groups to apply Transnational Access to 39 research stations across the Arctic, northern alpine and forest areas. The sites represent a variety of glacier, […]

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Trees and shrubs at the northern treeline

by Agata Buchwal, Ylva Sjöberg, Pawel Matulewski Air temperature observations show that the Barents region is currently the most rapidly warming region on the globe. For better understanding how the climate has varied in this region longer back in time and beyond the record of direct observations, we measure the growth rings of trees and […]

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From Cambridge (UK) to Cambridge Bay (Arctic Canada)

The Arctic is undergoing dramatic changes, including unprecedented decline in sea ice and rising temperatures. These changes are likely to have significant impacts on all Arctic ecosystems, but beaches are often the places we see these changes first. In addition to these pressures, emerging threats such as plastic and other pollutants are impacting marine life […]

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New season, new bloggers! Part 3

After a nearly two-year break in the “Blogs from the Field”, we are finally able to start a new season of Arctic Research Blogs! This summer, we are delighted to present you with several new blogs from various places in Greenland, Svalbard and Canada. Before the research travel to the field and the make their […]

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New season, new bloggers! Part 2

After a nearly two-year break in the “Blogs from the Field”, we are finally able to start a new season of Arctic Research Blogs! This summer, we are delighted to present you with several new blogs from various places in Greenland, Svalbard and Canada. Before the research travel to the field and the make their […]

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Studying stress and genomics in Svanhovd

Greetings from Northern Norway! My name is Sara Lommi and I come from Finland from the University of Jyväskylä where I work as a project researcher in the Stress Genomics group. I have been visiting the beautiful Svanhovd Research Station of the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO) for two nights to collect malt flies […]

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New season, new bloggers! Part 1

After a nearly two-year break in the Blogs from the Field, we are finally able to start a new season of Arctic Research Blogs! This summer, we are delighted to present you with several new blogs from various places in Greenland, Svalbard, Sweden and Canada. Before the research travel to the field and the make […]

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Call for Transnational Access is open!

Finally the time has come to again open the INTERACT Transnational Access Call! This time, access is available to 47 (Transnational Access) and 30 (Remote Access) research stations. The call is for access taking place between April 2022 and March 2023. The sites available for Transnational and Remote Access are located across Arctic and northern […]

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