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.
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.
Biogeochemical Consequences of Climate-Driven Changes in the ArcticPosted: 26th May 2020
New Frontiers Research Topic edited by “Changing Arctic Ocean” scientists available to view online. Publications in this topic examine the cascading effects of climate change on Arctic Ocean carbon and nutrient dynamics, including important feedbacks on local and regional budgets.
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.
Wales can lead the world in fight against climate changePosted: 18th July 2019
More and more higher education institutions globally are declaring a climate emergency. Bangor University and its Students Union have joined the movement.
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.
#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.
Arctic Climate ChangePosted: 24th January 2019
Dr Yueng-Lenn Djern, co-lead investigator of the PEANUTS project, gave a live TV interview to the BBC News Channel on Thursday 24 January 2019.