The Northern Ecosystems Research for Undergraduates (NERU) program focuses on the impacts of climate change on ecosystems in Northern Sweden. NERU is a collaboration between the Univ. of N.H. and the Abisko Scientific Research Station. Students spend time at both institutions. Read more…


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New NERU program information will be posted as funding becomes available. All NSF REU student opportunities are listed on NSF REU program websites.
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NERU Research Areas
for Summer 2015
  • Implementing metal and metal isotope analyses to track the progress and impacts of thaw
  • Methane Emissions from lakes and peatlands
  • Using remote sensing to understand changing plant community composition and water surfaces
  • Understanding changing microbial communities across the subarctic landscape
  • Lake vegetation and geochemistry to understand carbon cycling

Our Collaborators

Patrick Crill  
Scott Saleska  
Patrick M. Crill
Professor of Biogeochemistry
Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University


Scott Saleska
Associate Professor of Ecology, University of Arizona. He directs the ISOGENIE project located in part at Abisko Scientific Research Station.

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Abisko Scientific Research Station

University of New Hampshire