Paradise lost? The changing Arctic OceanPosted: 12th October 2020
The Arctic Ocean region is changing faster than anywhere else on the planet.
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.
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.
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.
Thawing permafrost – an underestimated threat to global climatePosted: 28th May 2019
Scientists are investigating how the thawing of soils that have been frozen for thousands of years affects the climate.
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.
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…
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.