Arctic study to shed light on organisms key to the food chainPosted: 4th August 2019
A research team – led by a University of Stirling expert – will set off on a scientific cruise to the Arctic Ocean this weekend in a bid 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.
Copepods: The unsung heroes of the oceanPosted: 24th April 2019
Published in NERC’s Planet Earth magazine this week is an interview with Holly Jenkins, a PhD student in the DIAPOD project, describing her research on copepods.
Interview on Blue Planet Live with Prof David PondPosted: 28th March 2019
During a week of live programmes on the BBC, Blue Planet Live celebrates marine life around the globe to explore the health of our oceans.
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.
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.
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…
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.