A new £10 Million research programme to investigate how the Arctic Ocean is changing kicks off today (Friday) with its first cruise to the Barents Sea. Over 20 researchers from 16 UK research institutes join forces to understand the knock on effects of rapid warming and sea ice loss in the Arctic region. Read more30 June 2017
A new project will investigate how climate-driven changes affect two top Arctic predators, the Harp and Ringed seals, as well as the base of the Arctic food web. As part of this project scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work alongside five other UK centres and 21 international partners to help improve understanding of the Arctic, which has been traditionally under sampled. Read more24 January 2017
Environmental change in the Arctic Ocean is receiving increasing attention in the news, and this is reflected by the media coverage the Changing Arctic Ocean Programme receives. Press releases are also published by the CAO Programme on a regular basis to highlight key events and important science emerging from the CAO Programme.