POLAR2018 is a joint event from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR and the International Arctic Science Committee IASC. This year’s event is shaping up to be one of the most popular POLAR conferences yet, with more than 2600 abstracts submitted.
Several CAO investigators are attending (David Barnes, Allie Tessin), as well as Henry Burgess, Head of the NERC Arctic Office. Details of their talks and posters are provided below.
Wednesday 20 June
- Dr Laura Grange, ChAOS investigator, presents her research in Session BE-4f “Climate change and ecosystems: Physiology, biodiversity and ecological functions”, 16:00-17:30 in Room C Sanada II: “Functional Response Traits in a Changing Polar Ocean”
Friday 22 June
- Dr Kirsty Crocket, Science Coordinator, presents a programme update in Session SH-6c “Connecting Polar Research Across Boundaries”, 09:00-10:30 in Room A Seehorn: “NERC Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for Marine biology and Biogeochemistry”
- Dr Kate Hendry, ChAOS investigator, presents her research in Session EN-7b “Biogeochemical Cycling in the Polar Regions: Terrestrial and Ocean Interactions”, 11:00-12:30 in Room A Studio: “Glaciers, Icebergs and Silicon: Preliminary Findings from the ICY-LAB Expedition”
- Dr Johan Faust, ChAOS investigator, presents his research in Session EN-7d “Biogeochemical Cycling in the Polar Regions: Terrestrial and Ocean Interactions”, 16:00-17:30 in Room A Studio: “Organic Carbon Sources in Arctic and Subarctic Atlantic Fjord Sediments“