Twg2018
IASC TWG during POLAR2018 in Davos, Switzerland

Chair

Philip Wookey | United Kingdom
Biodiversity; Biogeochemistry; Carbon fluxes and cycling
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Vice Chair

Josef Elster | Czech Republic
Microbial ecology; Stress ecophysiology of cyanobacteria and microalgae
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Vice Chair

Vladimir Romanovsky | USA
Permafrost; Geographic areas: Beringia (Alaska and NE Siberia), Norway and Svalbard
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Past Chair

Inga Svala Jónsdóttir | Iceland
Biodiversity; Tundra ecology; Plant animal interactions
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Andreas Richter | Austria
Microbial ecology; Terrestrial ecosystem ecology; Belowground plant-microbe interactions
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Birgit Sattler | Austria
Microbial ecology; High altitude and polar limnology; Aerobiology
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Philip Marsh | Canada
Hydrology; Snow; Permafrost; Hydrologic-Terrestrial System Interactions
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Emily Jenkins | Canada
Wildlife; Parasites; Vectors
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Luo Wei | China
Phytoplankton; Microbiology; Molecular ecology
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Torben R. Christensen | Denmark
Biogeochemistry; Carbon cycling; Terrestrial ecosystem functioning
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Otso Suominen | Finland
Animal ecology; Ecological interactions; Herbivory; Biodiversity
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Miska Luoto | Finland
Data mining; Remote sensing; Biogeography
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Thierry Boulinier | France
Seabird ecology; Disease ecology; Animal ecology
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Nikola Koglin | Germany
Petrology; Geochemistry; Geochronology
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Ulrike Herzschuh | Germany
Ecosystem change on decadal to glacial time-scales; Ancient DNA and pollen analysis
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Jón Ólafsson | Iceland
Freshwater Ecology; Ecosystem Processes; Subarctic freshwater ecosystems
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Manish Tiwari | India
Paleoclimatology; Stable isotope geochemistry; Geology
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Ratan Kar | India
Geology; Palynology; Palaeoclimate
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Atsuko Sugimoto | Japan
Biogeoscience; Permafrost ecosystem; Methane
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Masaki Uchida | Japan
Microbial ecology; Ecosystem ecology
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Yoo Kyung Lee | Korea
Arctic terrestrial ecology; Permafrost microbial community analysis; Astrobiology
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Tae-Yoon Park | Korea
Palaeontology; Evolutionary Biology; Polar Geology
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Rien Aerts | The Netherlands
Global Change effects on polar ecosystem functioning; Biodiversity; Biogeochemistry
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Inger Greve Alsos | Norway
Arctic flora; Ancient DNA; Effect of climate change
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Piotr Glowacki | Poland
Physical Geography; Hydrology
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Wieslaw Ziaja | Poland
Physical Geography; Landscape Ecology; Environmental implications of climate change
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João Canário | Portugal
Biogeochemistry; Permafrost; Trace-elements
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Alexander Makarov | Russia
Carbon cycle
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Olga L’vovna Makarova | Russia
Tundra invertebrates; Mites; Insects; Earthworms; Taxonomy; Community structure
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Benjamin Vinegla Pérez | Spain
Plant ecophysiology; Plant-soil interactions; Soil ecology
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Daniel Sanchez-Mata | Spain
Bioclimatology; Biogeography; Plant sociology
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Hans Linderholm | Sweden
Arctic climate change; Paleoclimate; Glacier variability
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Christian Rixen | Switzerland
Arctic and alpine plant ecology; Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
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Gabriela Schaepman-Strub | Switzerland
Biodiversity; Ecosystem functioning; Energy budget; Remote sensing
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Mary Edwards | UK
Vegetation ecology and palaeoecology; Quaternary biogeography; Long-term climate history
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Michelle Mack | USA
Plant and ecosystem ecology; Disturbance ecology; Nitrogen cycling
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Fellow 2016

Scott Zolkos | Canada
Aquatic biogeochemistry; Permafrost-freshwater interactions
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Fellow 2017

Alevtina Evgrafova | Switzerland
Soil science; Permafrost degradation; Spatial data analysis
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Fellow 2018

Anna-Maria Virkkala | Finland
Ecosystem ecology; Greenhouse gases; Soil organic carbon
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