Synthetic chemicals in sea icePosted: 25th March 2019
Jack Garnett and Max Thomas, both postdoctoral researchers in the EISPAC project, have contributed an article to the March edition of “The Cryosphere and ATmospheric CHemistry” (CATCH).
#ThinkArctic interview with Holly JenkinsPosted: 22nd March 2019
Holly Jenkins, PhD student in the DIAPOD project, gave an interview this week on her research into copepods in the Arctic Ocean to GCI’s #ThinkArctic podcast series.
Interview on Science Café, BBC Radio WalesPosted: 5th February 2019
The Science Café programme on BBC Radio Wales hosted three investigators from the Changing Arctic Ocean programme to talk about the effects of climate change on the Arctic Ocean.
Arctic Climate ChangePosted: 24th January 2019
Dr Yueng-Lenn Djern, co-lead investigator of the PEANUTS project, gave a live TV interview to the BBC News Channel on Thursday 24 January 2019.
Use of Arctic Ocean science by House of LordsPosted: 24th January 2019
In the House of Lords on 24 January 2019, research by Dr Lenn on ocean circulation in the Barents Sea contributed to a debate on the effects of climate change in the Arctic.
Vegan at Sea-gan: The Arctic OceanPosted: 22nd January 2019
The Arctic Institute have published a collection of work on “Breaking the Arctic’s Ice Ceiling”, highlighting the work of women living and working in the Arctic. Holly Jenkins of the DIAPOD project has contributed an article to this collection.
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.
Overall winner of the NERC Impact Awards: Uncovering the impacts of microplastics in the oceanPosted: 4th December 2018
Pioneering research from this team of researchers has contributed substantially to public awareness of the problem of marine plastic pollution.
UK scientists track environmental change on the seafloor of Europe’s Arctic backyard, the Barents SeaPosted: 10th July 2018
The third and final scientific cruise of the 2018 summer season sails today to the Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean. As part of the £16 million, UK flagship research programme the Changing Arctic Ocean, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), it supports UK scientists carrying out vital…
UK and Germany combine forces to fund crucial Arctic sciencePosted: 3rd July 2018
For the first time, the UK and Germany have joined forces to investigate the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean. The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) have jointly invested almost £8 million in 12 new projects to carry…
What’s unique to the ‘last ice area’ in the High Arctic? Canadian researchers are finding outPosted: 7th June 2018
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.
Plastic pollution: Arctic sea ice contains huge quantity of microplastics, reveals new analysisPosted: 24th April 2018
Scientists have found an unprecedented number of microplastics frozen in Arctic sea ice, demonstrating the alarming extent to which they are pervading marine environments.