Climate Impacts Research Centre (CIRC)

Our research and teaching efforts focus on the effects of climatic and environmental changes on arctic and alpine ecosystems


CIRC Research



Recent Publications from CIRC Members

Blanchet, G., K. Gavazov, L. Bragazza, & S. Sinaj. 2016. Responses of soil properties and crop yields to different inorganic and organic amendments in a Swiss conventional farming system. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 230:116–126.

V. G. Balogianni, G. Blume-Werry, S. D. Wilson "Root production in contrasting ecosystems: the impact of rhizotron sampling frequency" 2016 Plant Ecology doi 10.1007/s11258-016-0588-7

Abbott, B. W., et al. [incl. E. Dorrepaal, J. Karlsson, F. Keuper] 2016. "Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire: an expert assessment". Environmental Research Letters 11:034014.

E. J. Lundin, J. Klaminder, D. Bastviken, C. Olid, S. V. Hansson & J. Karlsson "Large difference in carbon emission – burial balances between boreal and arctic lakes" 2015 Scientific Reports doi:10.1038/srep14248

G. Blume-Werry, S. D. Wilson, J. Kreyling & A. Milbau “The hidden season: growing season is 50% longer below- than aboveground along an arctic elevation gradient” New Phytologist (2016) 3, pp. 978-986.

C. E. Hicks Pries,R. S. P. van Logtestijn, E. A. G. Schuur, S. M. Natali, J. H. C. Cornelissen,R. Aerts, E. Dorrepaal "Decadal warming causes a consistent and persistent shift from heterotrophic to autotrophic respiration in contrasting permafrost ecosystems" 2015 Global Change Biology 4508–4519, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13032

E. J. Krab, J. H. C. Cornelissen, M. P. Berg "A simple experimental set-up yo disentangle the effects of altered temperature and moisture regimes on soil organisms". 2015. MEthods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12408

J. Jansson, E. Dorrepaal "Personal Norms for Dealing with Climate Change: Results from a Survey Using Moral Foundations Theory" 2015. Sustainable Development. doi: 10.1002/sd.1598

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[2016-03-23] CIRC Spring Meeting The annual CIRC spring meeting was held from 21-23rd March in Abisko and was a full success with many interesting talks and opportunities for discussion.

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