Below you can find a listing of the projects for TA/RA during the summer 2017 and winter 2017-2018 field seasons, together with short project descriptions (click the links from the project acronym). The listing is under construction, so new projects and descriptions will be added up during spring 2018.

Project AcronymStation(s) Project Title
*EMPTY*SVARTBERGETMicroscale impacts of groundwater/hyporheic upwelling on stream temperature under varying discharges
ALBICESERAlbedo observations on mountain glacier ice in Greenland
ALDYROANSAlien species dynamics along mountain roads
AmpAr-AGESVANHOVD, KILPISAmpAr-AGE_descriptionAmphibians in the Arctic –ageing and growth on the edge
AOM-PeatSVARTBERGETAnaerobic Oxidation of Methane: Potentials, Estimation and Transition
ArcticFanZACComparison of geomorphology and dynamics of alluvial and colluvial fans and cones in the Arctic based on examples from Greenland, Svalbard and Iceland
ARCTOSTRESKHAResistance to extreme climatic variations of arcto-alpine bumblebees: Biogeography, phylogeny, physiology of hyperthermic stress
BEAChGINR, ARCSTBiodiversity and Ecology of the Arctic Intertidal: Changes Over Time
BIOENGLATRSThe microbiome of englacial habitats
CARBFLUXZACChemical Weathering and the Inorganic Carbon Flux of a High Arctic River
CHECOMSCHAKILPIS, KEVO, OULANKAStream water chemistry in crystalline headwater areas in Finland and Poland
CLAIMTRSClouds Lower the Albedo of Ice Microbiota
COMICS-GGINREffects of Climate change On Microbial Community of Soil in Greenland
DATECH3ZAC, SERAsynchronous evolution of glaciers in Greenland Based on Be-10 surface exposure dating techniqu
ECOTONESVARTBERGETEcohydrology of Peat Interface Zones
FESTUCAFINI, TOOLIK, KLUANEGenetic diversity in northern grass-endophyte populations
FunCaSTCEN WK, TOOLIKFungal contributions to the carbon cycle of subarctic thermokarst ponds
GLAC-REGFINSEClimate change effects on glacial river ecosystem functioning
GLADWRAGCARSTracing Eskers Beneath Glaciers
GLAMSTARARCSTGlacial Meltwater Sediment Transformation in Arctic River systems
GLARETRSGlacier Aerodynamic Roughness Estimation
GRASPTRSGlacier Recession as a Source of Environmental Pollutants
ICELYNARCSTIce thickness measurements of Lyngmarksbræen, Qeqertarsuaq, west Greenland
MIRECASAAKTRUResponse of terrestrial microbial communities to environmental changes in Arctic, Sub-Arctic, and Alpine regions
NPFArcticDIR-ITAMolecular steps of New Particle Formation in the ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More atmosphere
PCEOMWARCPermafrost Coastal Erosion: Observation and Modelling
REACTRFS, CEN WKGrowth-ring record of modern extreme weather phenomena in the Low Arctic
ReTurnKILPIS, SOD-PALLASResampling forest and tundra vegetation after decades of climate and land-use change
SiberMireKAJClimatic sensitivity of taiga-tundra mire vegetation; a multi-proxy palaeo approach to evaluating changing biome dynamics and C accumulation
SPECDOCHYYTIÄLÄLinking chlorophyll fluorescence from the leaf to the satellite for improved monitoring of boreal forest carbon dynamics
TeaCompARCST, KHIBINYA global litter decomposition study
TreeCan-RTSOD-PALLASValidating microwave radiative transfer models of tree canopies in wintertime
BIOSOILVRSBiological crusts of different Arctic extreme environments and their impact on the soil ecosystem (biodiversity, gas exchange and nutrient cycling)
ANSOCSOD-PALLASArctic Night Skies as an Orientation Cue—Quantifying the Effects of Light Pollution on Lunar and Stellar Orientation
LABSOCSANSLinking Above- and Below-ground communities: Microbial effects on Carbon cycling under changing Tundra vegetation
DEEPMUNCMMK-TATRALinking Above- and Below-ground communities: Microbial effects on Carbon cycling under changing Tundra vegetation
POLAARKILPIS, ZAC, SVERDRUP, RIF, FinsePollination Across the Arctic
SAMIRESKEVOEthical Principles for Sami Health Research in Finland
TRANSGREENVRSTransect studies between warm Svalbard and cold North Greenland - comparing permafrost and landscape dynamics across the largest climatic gradient in the High Arctic
CH4CoolKLUANEEnd members of CH4 oxidation in cold mountain soils
FLUOSYNTHEHYYTIÄLÄFluorescence Across Space and Time - Focus on Leaf Optical Properties
DYPFLUHYYTIÄLÄDynamics of photosynthetic pigment in subarctic plants under fluctuating light conditions
EMPTYSVARTBERGETMicroscale impacts of groundwater/hyporheic upwelling on stream temperature under varying discharges
ZAKSCANZACGeomorphological characterization and activity analysis in the Zackenberg region
ECAPSKHIBINYEnvironmental Controls on Arctic Plant Success
GreenlandARCSTGrowing season changes over the past Millennium in northern high latitudes
CRYPTOGAMSVERDRUPThe importance of cryptogams in the primary succession process on glacier forelands in Svalbard


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