Air Filter Research at UPPMAX on SR

2019-01-15

Per Stenberg, a researcher at Umeå University and FOI, has used Rackham in a pilot study that explored the spread of organisms that were incidentally caught in more than 15,000 air filters that were archived for radioactivity measurements.

Briefly put, the air filters have captured virtually the entire breadth of the Swedish biosphere and presents a unique resource for research on questions ranging from ecosystem responses to climate change to the spread of harmful microorganisms.  Read and hear more at https://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=406&artikel=7131753

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