Ice nucleation in mosses and liverworts

Published online: 
22 September 2015

Article Id
Lindbergia 38: 14–16, 2015

Bruce F. Moffett

B. F. Moffett (b.f.moffett@gmail.com), Ocean Lab, Fishguard Harbour, The Parrog, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire, SA64 0DE, UK.

This work demonstrates mosses and liverworts are able to freeze water at elevated temperatures. They are likely to do this as a means of harvesting additional water by the Bergeron–Findeisen process and as a consequence potentially influence atmospheric processes. 

Volume
38
Pages
14-16
File
lindbergia.38.14-16.pdf