Fieldwork: UK, Austria, China & Mongolia

Journal of Ecology Senior Editor Richard Bardgett shares some images from his fieldwork this year.


Wasdale

Wasdale Head in the Lake District, UK (Photo: R. Bardgett) 

Grassland research sites at Wasdale Head in the English Lake District, where we are studying how grassland management alters the resistance and resilience of ecosystem properties to climate extremes.

Vent 1

Vent, Tyrol, Austria (Photo: R Bardgett)

Collecting soil carbon dioxide flux data after snow melt as part of a combined snow cover and vegetation (dwarf-shrub) manipulation experiment in alpine grassland at Vent.

Vent 2

Vent, Tyrol, Austria (Photo: R Bardgett)

Setting up plots for 15N labelling experiments within a combined snow cover and vegetation manipulation experiment in alpine grassland at Vent.

Golog 1

Golog, Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, China (Photo: R Bardgett)

Grassland restoration sites where on-going studies are examining how grassland degradation influences soil properties and processes key to soil health, and identifying effective restoration.

Golog 2

Golog, Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, China (Photo: R Bardgett)

Severely degraded grasslands in Golog, Qinghai-Tibetan plateau.

Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia (Photo: R Bardgett)

Visiting grassland research sites of the Grassland Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of National Sciences, Inner Mongolia.

Richard Bardgett, Journal of Ecology Senior Editor and University of Manchester, UK


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