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.
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.
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 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).
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.