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American PhD students study global climate problems at Umeå University
Published: 11 Jun, 2019

US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.

Arctic lakes and rivers can lose the diversity of freshwater species
Published: 22 May, 2019

Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Published: 09 Jun, 2019

Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.

Can smarter forest buffer strips along streams help to mitigate climate change?
Published: 13 Mar, 2019

Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.

Drug residues make bottom-dwelling animals walking pills
Published: 22 Nov, 2018

Annelie Lagesson shows that small bottom-dwelling organisms are the largest recipients of drug residues.

Ecologist receives Umeå municipality’s Scientific Prize 2019
Published: 14 Mar, 2019

David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.

High Greenhouse gas emissions from Western Siberian lakes
Published: 11 Apr, 2019

A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.

Judith Sarneel is hosting the university's research blogg
Published: 27 Mar, 2019

The grass is always greener... or is it?

Just One-Third of the World’s Longest Rivers Remain Free-Flowing
Published: 08 May, 2019

A study in Nature shows new global assessment of the planet’s remaining free-flowing rivers.

Many visitors got inspired by the plant’s world
Published: 21 May, 2019

On Saturday, 18th of May, the 5th Fascination of Plants Day was celebrated in Umeå with a public event.