Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring

Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring (GEM) is an integrated monitoring and long-term research programme on ecosystems and climate change effects and feedbacks in the Arctic. Since 1995 the programme has established a coherent and integrated understanding of the functioning of ecosystems in a highly variable climate, which is based upon a comprehensive, long-term inter-disciplinary data collection carried out by Danish and Greenlandic monitoring and research institutions. 

The GEM Programme put around 75 scientists in the field annually to collect data on ecosystem and climate change in Greenland. The data base currently covers data from monitoring programmes from Zackenberg (1995-), Kobbefjord at Nuuk (2007-) and Disko (2017-). The well over 1000 parameters are freely available via the GEM Database and used by GEM participants and external scientists to produce scientific papers, scientific assessments, advisory reports, etc.

 

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GEM features as a central component in video portraying the Aarhus University contributions to ecosystem monitoring and research activities Greenland.

2019.01.15 | Positions

Field assistants needed for Zackenberg 2019

Two new field assistant are needed to help with the geophysical climate effect monitoring programme  (GeoBasis), in Zackenberg, northeast Greenland, during summer 2019 and in the following years. As there is training connected to the position second-year students are prioritized. Read the full advertisement…

2018.10.05 | Research news

GEM session at Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018

GEM is hosting a session at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at 8.30-10.00. The session title is Building long-term ecosystem monitoring programs to feed Arctic and international biodiversity assessments”. The session will explore how long-term ecosystem-based monitoring programs are…

2018.07.12 | Positions

Exiting job opportunities related to GEM

Coordinator for Arctic science support and logistics, Aarhus University (Roskilde Campus) The Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University at AU Campus Roskilde, invites applications for a 2-year academic position within Arctic science support and coordination. We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and service-minded…

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