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MERGE is organised around research areas that collectively underpin a cohesive interdisciplinary research environment.

 The MERGE research areas are:

MERGE research and relevance to climate change challenges

MERGE addresses issues with high relevance to society in face of the ongoing climate change. Among other things, MERGE highlights how vegetation responds to variations and changes in climate. It also search for answers on how emissions of biogenic volatile hydrocarbons from vegetation are affected by, and in their turn affect, the amount of particles and cloud formation in the atmosphere. This is an important part of the characterization and quantification of climate change and underpins mitigation and adaptation strategies.

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Presentation from LU & MERGE at Polarforum 2022: Arctic vegetation is changing – why should we care?, The solar signal stored in ice sheets, Aerosol particle formation in the Arctic & Antarctic, Models help predict future changes in the Arctic