Physiology of arctic macroalgae

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Agarum clathratum is one of the many arctic species of seaweed found around Disko Island on the west coast of Greenland. See more on 

UCPH has a great field station facility on Disko Island called Arctic Station where we are currently working with temperature responses of arctic seaweeds. We taken our MicroRest equipment and a microelectrode profiling system to Greenland and for the past 10 days we have worked extensively in the lab. Fortunately, we had to hire a small research vessel in order to access the natural habitats of these macroalgae in order to sample some specimens for research. It is very exciting work and so far the various species have not responded the way we had hypothesized...