Bacteria are amazing creatures, single-cell processing plants that can process any type of waste in biological wastewater treatment plants, if they are adapted accordingly. Among them are bacteria with unusual cell structure, capable of anaerobic oxidation of ammonia - anammox.
Tornadoes that carried people and animals into the air were recorded in Poland already in two previous centuries. Storms will become more frequent with the warming climate, but it is difficult to predict how their intensity will change - says Dr. Mateusz Taszarek, "storm hunter" and forecaster from Adam Mickiewicz University.
Ecohydrologists from the University of Lodz received the prestigious EU award "The Best LIFE projects" for the project of water reservoir reclamation in Arturówek, Łódź. It is among the best projects completed in 2016-2017, and competes for the "Best of the best award".
Meteorological measurements on Śnieżka (1602 m above sea level), the highest peak of the Karkonosze Mountains, have been conducted without interruption for nearly 140 years. Today, eight people work at the High Mountain Meteorological Observatory of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, and the measurements carried out on Śnieżka are part of the global meteorological observation system.