Advective Pathways of nutrients and key Ecological substances in the ARctic

Lead Investigators

  • Dr Yevgeny Aksenov

    Co-lead investigator, National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

    Yevgeny Aksenov is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Oceanography Centre. He is co-lead investigator for APEAR, providing overall management and coordination of the project and leading sea ice and ocean modelling analysis. His research focuses on global modelling of ocean circulation and sea ice dynamics, and in implications for climate and impacts on sea ice and ocean. He is part of collaborative sea ice-ocean biogeochemical modelling studies.


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  • Dr Benjamin Rabe

    Co-lead investigator, Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI)

    Benjamin Rabe is a senior research scientist at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) in Bremerhaven, Germany. Within APEAR, he leads the German part of the project with focus on fieldwork and analysis of observations. His current research is focused on upper Arctic Ocean large scale changes in freshwater, circulation, stratification and impacts on biogeochemistry and ecosystems.

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