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 ocean acidification on commercial fish stocksPosted: 10th October 2018
Dr Carol Turley, a marine expert, says it is necessary to investigate the effects of acidification because of uncertainties about the impact on the marine environment and on commercial fish stocks.
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…
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.
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.
UK scientists return to the Arctic Ocean to measure climate change threat to marine lifePosted: 9th May 2018
The £16 million, UK flagship programme of Arctic research returns today on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean.
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.
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.
Antonia Doncila Winner of the 2017 Royal Society Photography CompetitionPosted: 31st March 2018
Antonia Doncila, PhD student in the ARISE project, won the “Behaviour” category of the 2017 Royal Society Photography Competition.