After their orientation week in Umeå, the LOREX (Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange) participants arrived in Abisko this weekend. The students spent their first day getting to know the area.
Twelve doctoral students from the United States will visit Umeå University’s Climate Impacts Research Centre this summer to form new research collaborations. The projects will mostly focus on the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.
The Limnology and Oceanography Exchange (LOREX) programme encourages students from the U.S. to gain international experience through collaborations and projects with partners abroad. This year, CIRC will host PhD students participating in the project.