Effects of experimental temperature elevation on high-arctic soil microarthropod populations

@article{Coulson2006EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of experimental temperature elevation on high-arctic soil microarthropod populations},
  author={Stephen James Coulson and Ian Hodkinson and Chris B. Wooley and Nigel R. Webb and William C. Block and Michael Roger Worland and Jeffrey S. Bale and A. T. Strathdee},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={147-153}
}
An experiment was conducted to measure the effects of summer warming on the total population densities of soil-dwelling microarthropods in the high Arctic and to compare these results with those from natural between-year and between-site variations. Small polythene tents were used to elevate summer temperatures over 3 years on polar semi-desert and tundra heath in West Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway. Soil cores were taken at regular intervals from tented and untented (control) plots and heat… 
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