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Impact of ocean acidification on Arctic phytoplankton blooms and dimethylsulfide production under simulated ice-free and under-ice conditions

In an experimental assessment of the potential impact of Arctic Ocean acidification on seasonal phytoplankton blooms and associated dimethylsulfide (DMS) dynamics, we incubated water from Baffin Bay under conditions representing an acidified Arctic Ocean. 230 more words

Science

The end for theNorth Pole, in two years' time?

There could be just two years left before the North Pole disappears,news.com.auCharles Firth, 7 Dec 16  “…….Santa is a fantasy but climate change is not, and it’s  309 more words

Climate Change

Record loss of sea ice in November

Sea ice hit record lows in November, EurekAlert, 6 Dec 16 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER Unusually high air temperatures and a warm ocean have led to a record low Arctic sea ice extent for November, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado Boulder. 354 more words

Climate Change

Carbon releases as permafrost melts

When Permafrost Melts, What Happens to All That Stored Carbon? http://www.enn.com/climate/article/50183  The Arctic’s frozen ground contains large stores of organic carbon that have been locked in the permafrost for thousands of years. 232 more words

Climate Change

Russian Defense Ministry to send skiing expedition to North Pole in April 2017

​ST. PETERSBURG, December 5. /TASS/. The Russian Defense Ministry will dispatch a skiing expedition to the North Pole in April 2017, the chief of the Defense Ministry’s expedition center, Yevgeny Binyukov, told a news conference on Monday. 127 more words

Military