Eleanor Handler » Members
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Master project title:
Temporal and spatial variation in the benthic microbial community in the Adventelva Delta.
Master project description:
My master’s thesis will examine temporal changes to the microbial community composition and function in the benthic substrate of the Adventelva delta. I will characterize the microbial community with 16S and 18S rRNA and examine its function through taxonomic, enzymatic, and experimental approaches. Results from this project will leverage new information from the larger FreshFate project (NIVA), which studies freshwater impacts on Svalbard’s coastal ecosystems, to better understand the seasonal processes in a high Arctic river delta.
Start date: Aug 2020
Planned submission date: May 2022
Amanda Poste (NIVA, Tromsø, Norway)
Rolf Gradinger (UiT, Tromsø, Norway)
Maeve McGovern (NIVA & UiT, Tromsø, Norway)
Anna Vader (UNIS, Longyearbyen, Svalbard)