What’s unique to the ‘last ice area’ in the High Arctic? Canadian researchers are finding out

7th June 2018

CBC News report on a new research initiative in the High Arctic, involving the Diatom-ARCTIC project.

Researchers from the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Defence Research and Development Canada, the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany and the University of Bristol in the UK are working together to investigate the “last ice area” in the High Arctic. The team areĀ  focusing on the area’s ecology and biodiversity, and looking at the unique processes that take place in this region that are important for its ecosystem.

Read the report here