Margalef Summer Colloquium 2016

"Microbes in a changing world: diversity and biogeochemistry" was the motto of the Ramon Margalef Colloquium IV Edition this summer in Barcelona.
Margalef Summer Colloquium 2016
(Credit: R. Sommaruga)

The aim of the yearly colloquia is the exchange of ideas and to promote imaigantive thinking by bringing together ecological knowledge from experts of different scientific areas.

Ruben Sommaruga from the University of Innsbruck gave a presentation of the work and results of his Lake and Glacier Research Group:  "When glaciers and ice-sheets melt: consequences for the biogeochemistry and microbial diversity of aquatic ecosystems".