Diversity of microalgae and cyanobacteria communities in Antarctic soils: changes along soil developmental stages and abiotic variables and testing for endemism / geographical distribution

Collaborating Partners

Provision of samples and environmental parameters:
  • Dr. Jens Boy
  • Institute of Soil Sciences, Leibniz Univesity Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • Professor Roberto Godoy
  • Biology, Chemistry; Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales & Evolutivas, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
  • Professor Dirk Wagner
  • Geomicrobiology, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam
  • Professor Sieglinde Ott
  • Heinrich Heine University, Dept. Botany, Düsseldorf, Germany
    DNA extraction:
  • Professor Rolf Daniel and Dr. Heiko Nacke
  • Göttingen Genomics Laboratory, Georg August University, Göttingen, Germany
  • PD Dr. Christian Roos
  • Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Centre, Göttingen, Germany