Stories from the field

In this section we will provide examples of research that has been conducted in the field.

Dr Kevin Newsham talks about a changing Arctic:

In this short film, produced by Elise Biersma, Dr Kevin Newsham, a Soil and plant ecologist working at the British Antarctic Survey talks about his research on the response of soil microbes (REMUS) to warming in the Arctic. He studies these microbes using open top chambers in Ny-Alesund, Svalbard,  an area experiencing unprecedented change.

 

REMUS site, photo courtesy of Marta Misiak