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The terrestrial cryosphere includes >198,000 glaciers and three ice sheets (Pfeffer et al., 2014). The paradigm of cryospheric environments as “germless continents” (Byrd, 1938) has shifted to ecosystems (Kohshima, 1984; Hodson et al., 2008). Indeed, the terrestrial cryosphere constitutes a “forgotten biome” (Anesio and Laybourn-Parry, 2012) with microbial processes influencing the fundamental dynamics of glacial systems (Edwards et al., 2014).
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Frontiers in Earth Science|
|Publication status||Published - 01 Apr 2015|
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Are glacier surfaces the last refuge of an evolutionary ancient lineage of unknown fungi?
Natural Environment Research Council
05 Sept 2012 → 04 Mar 2015
Project: Externally funded research