Master of (Kelp) Death
Big congratulations to Nicolai Lond Frisk for completing his MSc work and successfully defending his thesis this week. His research investigated how decomposition and chemical changes in kelp detritus varied with season, temperature and oxygen supply. You can find this important work in the latest publications.
Nicolai participated in 4 of the 5 WP1 field campaigns and was an essential part of the field work and sample processing. Here is a typical afternoon's work (yes he really is this quick):