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Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO)

Here, The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) discuss the Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO).
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Study finds summertime Arctic Ocean “more vulnerable to climate change”

Scientists reveal that the summertime Arctic Ocean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change, putting certain animals at risk of losing habitat.
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Abrupt thaw events: Local landscape degradations with large-scale impacts on Arctic ecosystems

Thaw slump events are local landscape degradations that are expanding with present-day warming in the Arctic, as explained by Maxime Thomas from the Earth and Life Institute at UCLouvain, Belgium.
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Hack the Arctic: Transforming data into solutions as a community

Stephany Mazon from the Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research at the University of Helsinki, discusses how the ‘Hack the Arctic’ hackathon is making use of Arctic environmental data.

Melting arctic sea ice destroys French wine harvest

Sudden frosts across Europe have hit vineyards hard, with scientists revealing that melting arctic sea ice is responsible for the unpredictable climate.
permafrost carbon, UClouvain

The unaccounted-for side of permafrost carbon

Permafrost carbon is one of the most imminent threats to the world's fight against climate change, discussed here by UCLouvain and then EU Environment Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius.
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What are the impacts of shifting Arctic tundra vegetation?

Elisabeth Mauclet from the Earth and Life Institute at UCLouvain, Belgium, brings to light the ways in which Arctic tundra vegetation mirrors the complex landscape response to climate change.
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Deep ocean drilling: Revealing earth history, geological processes and a deep biosphere

Virginia Edgcomb from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discusses deep ocean drilling, a process that reveals earth history, geological processes and a deep biosphere.
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Arctic rivers: Windows into organic carbon stabilisation in permafrost soils

Spring flood and rain events are pivotal periods to capture mineral element-organic carbon stabilisation in permafrost soils, highlights Catherine Hirst, Earth and Life Institute, UCLouvain, Belgium in this Arctic rivers focus.
sea ice decreases, ICE2ICE

Historic sea ice decreases caused sudden climate change

In the glacial period, sea ice decreases occurred at a similar time to drastic climate change and created intensive debate among scientists - now, the ICE2ICE project has a conclusive answer for what happened.
WeThaw Project - examining the permafrost

WeThaw project – The impact of climate change on the permafrost

The WeThaw project carries out in-depth research to examine Arctic rivers - windows into organic carbon stabilisation in permafrost soils.
INAR

INAR: coordinating AASCO for joint Arctic research

Arena for the gap analysis of the existing Arctic science co-operations (AASCO) aims to bring together key players for joint Arctic research.
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The arctic could be free of sea ice as early as 2035

The Arctic is melting faster than even the most drastic predictions: A new study predicts the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.
stewards of the arctic

The stewards of the Arctic: A changing region requires cooperation

Einar Gunnarsson, Ambassador Arctic Affairs, Iceland and Chair of the Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials, sheds light on why the changing region of the Arctic requires cooperation.
arctic conservation, marine mammals

Arctic conservation: Scientists listen to the sounds of the seascape

In the northern Bering Sea, scientists undertook a four-year acoustic monitoring project to understand Arctic conservation needs for five marine mammals.
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Connecting the Arctic’s seas for sustainable development

Carole Plessy, Head of OneWeb’s Maritime Product Development, details here the role of connectivity when it comes to the sustainable development in the Arctic’s seas.
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Opening a window into the Arctic’s true impact on the climate

Dylan Browne, Head of Maritime at OneWeb, reveals how we incentivise greater co-ordination and collaboration between researchers across the Arctic.
Climate scientists

Arctic expedition: Climate scientists to drift in sea-ice for a year

The German Research Vessel Polarstern is headed for the Arctic to drift in the sea-ice for an entire year so that climate scientists can study Arctic climate change.
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The priorities for domestic and international Arctic research in the U.S.

The priorities for domestic and international Arctic research in the U.S., including the work of the United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC), are detailed here.

What is Polar Research and Expedition Consultancy?

Here, Wilson Cheung Wai Yin from the Polar Research & Expedition Consultancy (PRECON) tells us why this organisation was set up – to encourage the cost-effectiveness of scientific field research in the Polar Regions.

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