Changing Microarthropod Communities in Front of a Receding Glacier in the High Arctic

@article{Gwiazdowicz2020ChangingMC,
  title={Changing Microarthropod Communities in Front of a Receding Glacier in the High Arctic},
  author={D. J. Gwiazdowicz and B. Zawieja and I. Olejniczak and P. Skubała and Anna K. Gdula and S. Coulson},
  journal={Insects},
  year={2020},
  volume={11}
}
This study was carried out at Ny-Ålesund on Spitsbergen in Svalbard (High Arctic). Eight study sites were established along a transect from the fjord to the snout of the glacier. The sites differed from each other by the type of vegetation cover and soil characteristics. Soil samples were collected and placed in Tullgren funnels. Extracted arthropods were represented by two groups of mites (Mesostigmata and Oribatida) and springtails (Collembola). The pioneer species that occurred first after… Expand
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