Scientists discover ‘tiger’ of the plankton world enjoys its veg tooPosted: 16th July 2020
With large teeth, hooks and poison glands, arrow worms have been nicknamed the tigers of the plankton world and are believed to be successful carnivorous hunters of the deep – but new evidence from a Scottish researcher has shown that the creature may enjoy its ‘greens’ too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.