Will will evaluate the importance of atmospheric trace gases as drivers of climate change in Artic newly exposed soils and determine how bacteria can oxidise climate-active gases in glacier forefields in Svalbard - a glaciated archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole which is at the forefront of climate change.
His supervisory team members are:
Vincent Moulton (University of East Anglia, UK)
James Bradley (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Marc Dumont (University of Southampton, UK)