Category: Projects

Here you can find an overview of the projects which are currently offered by UNISprout.

Bryophytes and lichens on Svalbard

Bryophytes and lichens dominate the vegetation in wide areas of the Arctic. Especially on Svalbard where dwarf shrubs are scarce, bryophytes form a dominant component of the vegetation. However, as yet we have limited knowledge about the distribution of bryophytes and lichens on Svalbard. Project description The aim of this project is to process and… Read more →

Nutrient analysis from seawater samples

Project description The AB department at UNIS undertakes marine sampling at many different locations around Spitsbergen, usually with the aim of studying phytoplankton and zooplankton ecology. Various abiotic factors are measured and sampled for in addition to the animals themselves. These factors include water temperature and salinity, and concentrations of nutrients present. This data is… Read more →