SITES used in a new research project granted from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Researchers at Umeå University has received a grant from Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation. The project is entitled; Climate change induced regime shifts in northern lake ecosystems. Several of the study sites are located at or in the vicinity of SITES Abisko and Svartberget field research stations.

Jan Karlsson and his fellow applicants were granted with 37 million SEK over the next five years. One of the outcomes of the project will be to develop ecosystem models to be used to predict future production of fish biomass and greenhouse gas in northern lakes.

Sediment sampling in Sorrajärvi. Photo by Alexander Eiler
Sediment sampling in Sorrajärvi. Photo by Alexander Eiler
Experimental facility at Umeå University. Photo by Mattias Pettersson
Experimental facility at Umeå University. Photo by Mattias Pettersson

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