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Microorganisms in Warming Arctic Environments

Deliverables

Understanding of organism response to warming in lab based experiments

Understanding of organism response to warming in lab based experiments

Bioinformatics workflow for biotechnology screening

Bioinformatics workflow for biotechnology screening

Identification for process-based indicators of C flux changes

Identification for process-based indicators of C flux changes

Understanding of interactions between organisms and chemicals

Understanding of interactions between organisms and chemicals

Identification of threatened species in the Arctic

Identification of threatened species in the Arctic

Improved conceptual model of chemistry/microbe interactions

Improved conceptual model of chemistry/microbe interactions

Drug discovery-bio-prospecting

Drug discovery-bio-prospecting

Conceptual model of cellular response to warming

Conceptual model of cellular response to warming

Risk assessment pathogenic microbes

Risk assessment pathogenic microbes

Screening anti-microbial compounds

Screening anti-microbial compounds

Draft Periodic Report (for the purpose of the meeting)

Draft Periodic Report (for the purpose of the meeting) submitted to the REA

Isolated microbial cultures from Arctic habitats

Isolated microbial cultures from Arctic habitats

Information on nutrients inputs to different Arctic habitats

Information on nutrients inputs to different Arctic habitats

Microbial diversity changes on long-time scale

Microbial diversity changes on long-time scale

Recruitment

A report detailing how positions were advertised and candidates were selected will be provided as well as a breakdown of the backgrounds and gender of the recruited researchers.

Data management plan

Data management plan

Mineralogy/weathering index information on long-time scale

Mineralogy/weathering index information on long-time scale

Understanding of Paleo-Carbon dynamics

Understanding of Paleo-Carbon dynamics

A microbial biogeography map of the Arctic

A microbial biogeography map of the Arctic

Development of a unified non-PCR biased approach for Arctic studies

Development of a unified non-PCR biased approach for Arctic studies

Progress report

Progress report submitted to the REA

Supervisory board of the network

Supervisory board of the network

Outreach – press releases, public lectures

Outreach – press releases, public lectures

Participation in conferences and paper writing

Participation in conferences and paper writing

Mid-term review meeting

Mid-term review meeting Consortium/REA

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Publications

Inhibition of anaerobic digestion processes: Applications of molecular tools

Author(s): Yamrot M. Amha, Muhammad Zohaib Anwar, Andrew Brower, Carsten S. Jacobsen, Lauren B. Stadler, Tara M. Webster, Adam L. Smith
Published in: Bioresource Technology, Issue 247, 2018, Page(s) 999-1014, ISSN 0960-8524
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.210

Ice algal bloom development on the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Author(s): C J Williamson, A M Anesio, J Cook, A Tedstone, E Poniecka, A Holland, D Fagan, M Tranter, M L Yallop
Published in: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Issue 94/3, 2018, ISSN 1574-6941
DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiy025

Characterisation of Arctic Bacterial Communities in the Air above Svalbard

Author(s): Lewis Cuthbertson, Herminia Amores-Arrocha, Lucie Malard, Nora Els, Birgit Sattler, David Pearce
Published in: Biology, Issue 6/4, 2017, Page(s) 29, ISSN 2079-7737
DOI: 10.3390/biology6020029

Alpine soil microbial ecology in a changing world

Author(s): Johanna Donhauser, Beat Frey
Published in: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Issue 94/9, 2018, ISSN 1574-6941
DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiy099

Metagenomic insights into diazotrophic communities across Arctic glacier forefields

Author(s): Maisie V Nash, Alexandre M Anesio, Gary Barker, Martyn Tranter, Gilda Varliero, Emiley A Eloe-Fadrosh, Torben Nielsen, Thomas Turpin-Jelfs, Liane G Benning, Patricia Sánchez-Baracaldo
Published in: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Issue 94/9, 2018, ISSN 1574-6941
DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiy114

Linkages between geochemistry and microbiology in a proglacial terrain in the High Arctic

Author(s): Robin Wojcik, Johanna Donhauser, Beat Frey, Stine Holm, Alexandra Holland, Alexandre M. Anesio, David A. Pearce, Lucie Malard, Dirk Wagner, Liane G. Benning
Published in: Annals of Glaciology, 2019, Page(s) 1-16, ISSN 0260-3055
DOI: 10.1017/aog.2019.1

Beyond the planetary boundary layer: Bacterial and fungal vertical biogeography at Mount Sonnblick, Austria

Author(s): Nora Els, Kathrin Baumann-Stanzer, Catherine Larose, Timothy M. Vogel, Birgit Sattler
Published in: Geo: Geography and Environment, Issue 6/1, 2019, Page(s) e00069, ISSN 2054-4049
DOI: 10.1002/geo2.69

Land cover and landform-based upscaling of soil organic carbon stocks on the Brøgger Peninsula, Svalbard

Author(s): Robin Wojcik, Juri Palmtag, Gustaf Hugelius, Niels Weiss, Peter Kuhry
Published in: Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, Issue 51/1, 2019, Page(s) 40-57, ISSN 1523-0430
DOI: 10.1080/15230430.2019.1570784

Darkening of the Greenland Ice Sheet: Fungal Abundance and Diversity Are Associated With Algal Bloom

Author(s): Perini, Laura; Gostincar, Cene; Anesio, Alexandre, Magno; Williamson, Christopher; Tranter, Martyn; Gunde-Cimerman, Nina
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Issue 1, 2019, Page(s) Volume 10 | Article 557, ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00557

Spatial Variability of Antarctic Surface Snow Bacterial Communities

Author(s): Lucie A. Malard, Marie Šabacká, Iordanis Magiopoulos, Matt Mowlem, Andy Hodson, Martyn Tranter, Martin J. Siegert, David A. Pearce
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00461

Bacterial Dynamics in Supraglacial Habitats of the Greenland Ice Sheet


Published in: ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01366

Dissolved organic nutrients dominate melting surface ice of the Dark Zone (Greenland Ice Sheet)

Author(s): Alexandra T. Holland, Christopher J. Williamson, Fotis Sgouridis, Andrew J. Tedstone, Jenine McCutcheon, Joseph M. Cook, Ewa Poniecka, Marian L. Yallop, Martyn Tranter, Alexandre M. Anesio
Published in: Biogeosciences, Issue 16/16, 2019, Page(s) 3283-3296, ISSN 1726-4189
DOI: 10.5194/bg-16-3283-2019

Biogeographical patterns in soil bacterial communities across the Arctic region

Author(s): Lucie A Malard, Muhammad Z Anwar, Carsten S Jacobsen, David A Pearce
Published in: FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Issue 95/9, 2019, Page(s) Volume 95, Issue 9, ISSN 1574-6941
DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiz128

Microbial composition in seasonal time series of free tropospheric air and precipitation reveals community separation

Author(s): Nora Els, Catherine Larose, Kathrin Baumann-Stanzer, Romie Tignat-Perrier, Christoph Keuschnig, Timothy M. Vogel, Birgit Sattler
Published in: Aerobiologia, 2019, Page(s) 1-31, ISSN 0393-5965
DOI: 10.1007/s10453-019-09606-x

High-throughput sequencing of fungal communities across the perennial ice block of Scărișoara Ice Cave

Author(s): Antonio Mondini, Johanna Donhauser, Corina Itcus, Constantin Marin, Aurel Perșoiu, Paris Lavin, Beat Frey, Cristina Purcarea
Published in: Annals of Glaciology, Issue 59/77, 2018, Page(s) 134-146, ISSN 0260-3055
DOI: 10.1017/aog.2019.6

To assemble or not to resemble—A validated Comparative Metatranscriptomics Workflow (CoMW)

Author(s): Muhammad Zohaib Anwar, Anders Lanzen, Toke Bang-Andreasen, Carsten Suhr Jacobsen
Published in: GigaScience, Issue 8/8, 2019, ISSN 2047-217X
DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/giz096

The microbiome of glaciers and ice sheets

Author(s): Alexandre M. Anesio, Stefanie Lutz, Nathan A. M. Chrismas, Liane G. Benning
Published in: npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, Issue 3/1, 2017, ISSN 2055-5008
DOI: 10.1038/s41522-017-0019-0

Assessment of Artificial and Natural Transport Mechanisms of Ice Nucleating Particles in an Alpine Ski Resort in Obergurgl, Austria

Author(s): Philipp Baloh, Nora Els, Robert O. David, Catherine Larose, Karin Whitmore, Birgit Sattler, Hinrich Grothe
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02278

Do Organic Substrates Drive Microbial Community Interactions in Arctic Snow?

Author(s): Benoît Bergk Pinto, Lorrie Maccario, Aurélien Dommergue, Timothy M. Vogel, Catherine Larose
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02492

Entirely Off-Grid and Solar-Powered DNA Sequencing of Microbial Communities during an Ice Cap Traverse Expedition

Author(s): Glen-Oliver. F. Gowers, Oliver Vince, John-Henry Charles, Ingeborg Klarenberg, Tom Ellis, Arwyn Edwards
Published in: Genes, Issue 10/11, 2019, Page(s) 902, ISSN 2073-4425
DOI: 10.3390/genes10110902

Phenotypes Associated with Pathogenicity: Their Expression in Arctic Fungal Isolates

Author(s): Laura Perini, Diana C. Mogrovejo, Rok Tomazin, Cene Gostinčar, Florian H. H. Brill, Nina Gunde-Cimerman
Published in: Microorganisms, Issue 7/12, 2019, Page(s) 600, ISSN 2076-2607
DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms7120600

Complete Genome and Plasmid Sequences of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Enteritidis PT1, Obtained from the Salmonella Reference Laboratory at Public Health England, Colindale, United Kingdom

Author(s): Muhammad Zohaib Anwar, Athanasios Zervas, Lars Hestbjerg Hansen, Gary Barker, Alexandre Magno Anesio, Carsten Suhr Jacobsen
Published in: Microbiology Resource Announcements, Issue 9/2, 2020, ISSN 2576-098X
DOI: 10.1128/MRA.01064-19

Fungal and bacterial diversity of Svalbard subglacial ice

Author(s): L. Perini, C. Gostinčar, N. Gunde-Cimerman
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-56290-5

Potentially pathogenic bacteria isolated from diverse habitats in Spitsbergen, Svalbard

Author(s): Diana C. Mogrovejo-Arias, Florian H. H. Brill, Dirk Wagner
Published in: Environmental Earth Sciences, Issue 79/5, 2020, ISSN 1866-6280
DOI: 10.1007/s12665-020-8853-4

Microbial diversity and biogeography in Arctic soils

Author(s): Lucie A. Malard, David A. Pearce
Published in: Environmental Microbiology Reports, Issue 10/6, 2018, Page(s) 611-625, ISSN 1758-2229
DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12680