New to science: studying microscopic life in the Polar Regions

Life in the Polar Regions is harsh: during the summer season, organisms experience continuous sunlight, combined with relatively high levels of ultraviolet radiation, whereas during the winter temperatures permanently drop (far) below 0 °C and there is no sunlight for months on end. Consequently, the number of macroscopic plant and animal species living in the … Continue reading New to science: studying microscopic life in the Polar Regions

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New category: Polar View

After launching our Map Overviews of where Belgian polar research happens (in Belgium and in the field) on last Antarctica Day, and after adding our category of Data Tutorials in February, we are glad to present yet another initiative:   The Polar View     In this new category, we are sharing insights, thoughts, and … Continue reading New category: Polar View