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UV-B Impacts On The Microbial Food Web In High Arctic Freshwater Ecosystems
Principal Investigator: Vincent, W.F.
Licensed Year(s): 1994
Summary: There is increasing evidence that levels of solar UV-B radiation have begun to rise in the high Arctic. Little is known about microbial life-forms in the ecosystems of Arctic lakes and rivers and their UV-B resistance. A sampling hole will be drilled in the lake ice. These samples of zooplankton will be studied by a microscope. Samples of water and periphytic communites will also be taken. Underw...