‘Hidden’ water in the ocean could be key to understanding how creatures feedPosted: 21st April 2020
MYSTERIOUS patches of ‘hidden’ water could help scientists understand how ocean creatures feed. Scottish scientists working with marine robots have measured previously hidden patches of water between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans that could dramatically alter the understanding of how the ocean’s food web forms.
As the Arctic warms, light pollution may pose a new threat to marine lifePosted: 5th March 2020
Thanks to climate change, more humans are able to pass through the Arctic, and they’re making the region’s once black polar night brighter.
Sian Henley débuts on BBC2’s “Winterwatch”Posted: 27th January 2020
Sian Henley has been invited to take part in BB2’s “Winterwatch”, a nature and environment programme.
Strathclyde mathematician joins Arctic climate change venturePosted: 14th August 2019
A mathematics researcher at the University of Strathclyde has joined a scientific venture to the Arctic Ocean which is to understand the behaviour of tiny organisms that are key to the food chain.
Life in the slow lane: Polar plankton march to their own beatPosted: 19th December 2018
The world’s largest daily commute happens in our oceans, as fish and zooplankton – key components in the food web – travel up and down in the water column in response to the sun as it sets and rises.
Scotland and the New NorthPosted: 1st December 2018
The winter 2018 edition of “The Geographer” newsletter (Royal Scottish Geographical Society) is a special issue devoted to the Arctic.
Impacts of climate change on Arctic Ocean ecosystem under scrutiny by UK scientistsPosted: 12th June 2018
The second scientific cruise of the 2018 summer season sets off to the Arctic Ocean today. It is part of the £16 million, UK flagship research programme the Changing Arctic Ocean, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
Robots detect start to Arctic’s marine ‘spring bloom’Posted: 8th June 2018
On the BBC website: Underwater robots have detected the moment the Arctic’s marine ecosystem “wakes up” after the long dark winter season.
Underwater robotic vehicles give unique insight into Arctic climate changePosted: 8th June 2018
Underwater robots have uncovered new evidence about life in the Arctic and, for the first time, revealed the moment the region’s marine ecosystem springs into life after the dark winter season.
Glasgow Science Centre on Arctic CruisePosted: 17th April 2018
Craig Rooney of the Glasgow Science Centre is getting on-board a ship heading to the Arctic on 23 April 2018. He is accompanying scientists from the Arctic PRIZE project on their 2-week research cruise to the Barents Sea.