Silwood Mesocosm Facility (SMF)

Name
Silwood Mesocosm Facility (SMF)
Legal name of organisation
Imperial College London
Country
United Kingdom
Continent
Europe
Organisation address

Silwood Park Campus, Imperial College London, Ascot, UK

Primary contact information (PI)

Prof. Guy Woodward, Please login or register to view contact information.

Dr. Michelle Jackson,Please login or register to view contact information.m.jackson@imperial.ac.ukPlease login or register to view contact information.;

Dr. Emma Ransome,Please login or register to view contact information.e.ransome@imperial.ac.ukPlease login or register to view contact information.

Years of Mesocosm Experiments
Started 2016
Description of Facility

96 freshwater mesocosms, 32 more coming in 2017

Controlled Parameters

Temperature, drought

Research Topics

Climate change, Food webs, Biochemistry, Microbial Ecology

Facility location(s)
Primary interests
Specialist areas
Equipment
Lodging

Accommodation is on site in private rooms with shared kitchen facilities. Silwood Park is close to Sunningdale which has shops and rail station with direct links to central London.

Source of Information
Photos of experiments/installations