CAO End of Programme Events

30/11/2021 and 2/12/2021 at Online

The Changing Arctic Ocean End of Programme event consisted of 2 events – a science meeting and a policy meeting. Below are details from both events.

Online Changing Arctic Ocean Science meeting – Tuesday 30th November:

Thank you to everyone who participated in this online event. We had approximately 100 people join throughout the day, participating in all 5 sessions. Below are links to the final programme and to the recordings of the meeting. We will also add some of the posters that were presented during the sessions as when we receive these.

Meeting programme: CAOP Science Programme_Final

Recording of the event:

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Poster Abstracts: Poster abstracts v3


Changing Arctic Ocean Coordinators poster – Henry Burgess and Nicola Munro, NERC Arctic Office

Changing Arctic Ocean Programme Data Management – Robyn Owen, BODC

High-resolution bathymetry models for the Lena Delta and Kolyma Gulf coastal zones – M Fuchs, AWI (CACOON)

Quantifying seafloor dynamics of organic matter in the Barents Sea shelf sediments – Felipe S. Freitas (ChAOS)

Nitrogen and stable isotope inventories in the Lena Delta – Tina Sanders, Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon (EISPAC and CACOON)

Understanding the fate of microplastics in sea ice – Hollie Ball, Lancaster University (EISPAC)

Changing Arctic Ocean Policy meeting – Thursday 2nd December 2021:

This hybrid event was held at the Royal Society in London and online, using Zoom. Approximately 50 people attended this event with representatives from the CAO projects and from FCDO and Defra. Holly Jenkins provided a summary presentation of the CAOP summary report, along with a short video with some of the CAO highlights. The agenda for the day is available here:

Changing Arctic Ocean Policy Programme

A link will be available to those who registered for the meeting until the end of December 2021. Please contact Nicola ( in the first instance.