Paradise lost? The changing Arctic OceanPosted: 12th October 2020
The Arctic Ocean region is changing faster than anywhere else on the planet.
Arctic sea ice is being increasingly melted from below by warming Atlantic waterPosted: 18th September 2020
In a recent article that Prof Rippeth wrote for the The Conversation, he explains how the science is revealing the change and acceleration of processes taking place in the Arctic Ocean.
Siberia’s permafrost erosion has been worsening for yearsPosted: 16th September 2020
The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on the planet. As a result, permafrost that is thousands of years old is now being lost to erosion.
Oceanic heat takes over atmospheric heating in melting back sea ice in the eastern Arctic OceanPosted: 21st August 2020
New research has shown that the eastern Arctic Ocean has experienced an over two-fold reduction of winter sea ice growth over the last decade due to the growing influence of heat from the ocean’s interior.
New warning over climate change from Siberian Arctic – BBC NewsPosted: 15th July 2020
Stark new findings of an international team of scientists led by the UK Met Office has raise profound questions about the future of the earth’s climate.
Biological clocks keep ticking in the Arctic OceanPosted: 15th July 2020
Marine biologists studying how climate change affects the Arctic found that despite permanent daylight during the Arctic summer internal biological clocks continue to provide the rhythm of life.
Biogeochemical Consequences of Climate-Driven Changes in the ArcticPosted: 26th May 2020
New Frontiers Research Topic edited by “Changing Arctic Ocean” scientists available to view online. Publications in this topic examine the cascading effects of climate change on Arctic Ocean carbon and nutrient dynamics, including important feedbacks on local and regional budgets.
‘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.
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.
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.