Canada Excellence Research Chair



Søren Rysgaard
Canada Excellence Research Chair in
Arctic Geomicrobiology and Climate change

 

The key to global climate change may lie deep within Arctic ice. Now, the University of Manitoba has been recognized with one of the country’s most prestigious research awards – the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Arctic Geomicrobiology and Climate Change – to help uncover these secrets.

Greenland’s distinguished geomicrobiologist Dr. Søren Rysgaard will lead the 100-plus team from the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth Observation Science in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources. This world-renowned group will be the first to explore the Arctic on a micro scale.

With the CERC award and the support of other partners totaling $35 million in funding, the team’s focus on the Arctic’s role in global climate change will cement the University of Manitoba’s position as a leader in environmental and climate change studies.

Canada Excellence Research Chair

Centre for Earth Observation Science

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth & Resources

Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

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VIDEOS

CERC in Arctic Geomicrbiology and Climate
Change
 - Søren Rysgaard

 
> Life in the Sea Ice

 
> The UofM as a leader in climate change research