Autumn Research Symposium 2017

CIRC Autumn Research Symposium
26-28 September 2017

Abisko Scientific Research Station

Tuesday 26 September
Start of symposium (chair: Jan Karlsson)

17.00-17.15 Introduction, Jan Karlsson
17.15-17.30 Monitoring and context data at ANS, Magnus Augner
17.30-18.00 Landscape perspectives of limnological change in SW Greenland at decadal to millennial timescales, John Andersson
18.00-19.00 Welcome mixer (ANS dining room)
19.00- Dinner & tundra bar (ANS dining room)

Wednesday 27 September

07.00-08.00 Breakfast at ANS

Session 1. In-stream processes and landscape integration across seasons (chair: Ryan Sponseller)

08.15-08.45 Carbon cycling in streams and rivers, Erin Hotchkiss
08.45-09.00 Do increasing mid-winter thaws and under-ice hydrologic inputs reduce the retention of watershed-derived nutrients in lakes? Peter Isles
09.00-09.15 Nitrogen limitation and uptake in arctic streams. Maria Myrstener
09.15-09.30 Carbon emissions from Siberian rivers. Jan Karlsson
09.30-09.45 Discussion
09.45-10.15 Coffee break (ANS dining room) and fresh air

Session 2. Arctic ecosystems and the winter: active processes or impacts afterwards? (chair: Ellen Dorrepaal and Pär Byström)

10.15-10.45 Arctic winter climate change and winter ecosystem manipulations - what are we missing? Kate Buckeridge
10.45-10.55 Functional limitations of permafrost microbes, or why we may underestimate the permafrost carbon feedback. Sylvain Monteux
10.55-11.10 Arctic snow as a driver of plant-soil interactions in thawing permafrost. Konstantin Gavazov
11.10-11.25 Winter Carbon Dynamics in Northern Ice-covered Lakes. Blaize Denfeld
11.25-11.35 Controls of primary production under ice cover in boreal lakes. Mohammed Hamdan
11.35-11.45 Carbon trace gas dynamics in three subarctic lakes in winter and spring. Joachim Jensen
11.45-12.00 Discussion
12.00-13.00 Lunch (ANS dining room)
13.00-13.30 Guided tour outside ANS (optional). Keith Larson

Session 3. -Environmental change in the Arctic revealed using paleoecological approaches (chair: Jonatan Klaminder, Christian Bigler)

13.30-14.00 Ancient DNA of NW Europe. Inger Greve Alsos
14.00-14.15 Carbon cycling in northern lakes: a millennial perspective. Richard Bindler
14.15-14.30 Early Holocene treeline landscape in the Abisko area, Swedish Lapland- inferences from megafossil records. Leif Kullman
14.30-14.40 Paleoecological study in lakes by sedimentary aDNA: from the perspective of a Wallenberg project? Doreen Huang
14.40-14.55 From a non-human arctic to a non-arctic humanity in Lillsjön area, Ångermanland. Johan Linderholm
14.55-15.05 Sedimentary DNA based-approaches to study regime shifts in lacustrine trophic networks related to anthropogenic and climate pressures: the case of microbial eukaryotic communities. Eric Capo
15.05-15.20 Discussion
15.20-16.00 Coffee break (ANS dining room), fresh air and group picture

Session 4. Connecting processes across scales (chair: Johan Olofsson, Cristian Gudasz)

16.00-16.30 Studying vegetation dynamics from remote sensing platforms. Lars Eklund
16.30-17.00 Scaling problems and extrapolation in ecological experiments. Göran Englund
17.00-17.10 Studying impact of biodiversity on ecosystem functions using field studies and mesocosms. Elina Kaarlejärvi
17.10-17.20 Spatial variability of soil organic carbon in permafrost-affected tundra terrain across scales. Matthias Siewert
17.20-17.30 From lakes to the Earth System. Cristian Gudasz
17.30-17.45 Discussion
17.45-18.00 Closing remarks
18.00-19.00 Tundra bar (ANS dining room)
19.00- Dinner and Tundra bar (ANS dining room)

Thursday 28 September

07.00-08.00 Breakfast (ANS dining room)
08.15-10.00 Group discussions/field visits (optional).
10.30-11.00 Guided tour inside ANS (optional). Keith Larson


Getting Here - Map coordinates: 68.35428, 18.8162 (WGS84)

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