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Today in climate change (15 December 2017)

Please find below links to recent climate change research and news…

What a School in Bengal Teaches Us About Sea Level Rise https://thewire.in/203192/school-teaches-us-sea-level-rise/

In a way, climate change is a straightforward problem to solve… 460 more words

Climate Change

Arctic ocean modelers in Woods Hole

A whole delegation from AWI met at the airport in Bremen on a Monday morning in November, heading to Boston in Massachusetts. After a hectic stopover in Munich, we entered the transatlantic flight one minute before takeoff, and could relax for the next 7 hours. 542 more words

My Research

Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) - Day 347 - 2017

Arctic is at 6th lowest for day 347. Antarctic is 3rd lowest. Global is 2nd lowest (but still 1.8 million km above 2016).

South / North

Arctic Sea Ice

Microplastics in Polar Regions: the role of long range transport

Microplastics (particles <5 mm) pose a threat to the marine ecosystem that is disproportionate to their tiny size. They have been found in high numbers in sea water and sediments, and are interacting with organisms and the environment in a variety of ways. 60 more words

Publications

What Are We Willing To Do For A Starving Polar Bear?

"When scientists say bears are going extinct, I want people to realize what it looks like," says photographer Paul Nicklen pic.twitter.com/foBaqXqOQ4

— National Geographic (@NatGeo) …

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Earthism

Preserving Food

The frigid temperatures of winter prevent many from living in the area on a permanent basis, even with all the modern conveniences found in today’s world.  807 more words

Treasures of the forest

Since working at a husky lodge, my interest for creating things from wood have gotten bigger and bigger, and especially the desire to create a traditional drinking cup from a wooden burl. 506 more words

Nature