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Marie Curie: Early Stage Researcher (ESR) vacancy

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Marie Curie: Early Stage Researcher (ESR) - 1 vacancy Post reference: CCMAR/ESR/03/2016 Our world is changing: our oceans are becoming warmer and more acidic. Understanding the consequences of this is one of the big science challenges of the 21st Century. The oceans of the planet are closely linked with human health and wellbeing, through ...more

Marine species' response to temperature change

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Understanding and accurately predicting how ecosystems respond to climate change is incredibly complex, not least because of the huge range of different species within the marine environment. How can we monitor an ecosystem under change? Can we just look at the responses of one or two species? Or do we need to examine more species, ...more

ICE-ARC General Assembly Tromsø 2016

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by katsli

REGISTER NOW The third ICE-ARC General Assembly will be held at Malangen resort near Tromsø, Norway where ICE-ARC partner Norwegian Polar Institute are based. Date: 19th-20th October 2016 Venue: Malangen Resort Registration deadline: 29th July 2016 Abstracts: Please submit your abstracts online, this can be done after registration, until the deadline of the 30 September 2016. Everyone should try to either give ...more

CACHE researcher: David one year on!

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CACHE researcher, David Vendrami, talks about his time with the project so far: How is your research going David and what sort of things have you discovered? "My research is going very well! It keeps me really busy, but I enjoy it. I would say that at the moment there are two major findings within my research. ...more

Kati talks more about her research so far

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CACHE researcher, Kati Michalek is based with The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). Here she reflects on her time with the project so far and her plans for the future: Please tell us how your research is going: what have you discovered to date? "I’m now approaching the second half of my PhD time period, well ...more

Arctic Office Bulletin - June 2016

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

As part of it's communication plan, the NERC Arctic Office will produce monthly bulletins to help keep the Community updated on Arctic issues relevant to the UK. The first edition of the NERC Arctic Office Bulletin is now available and can be downloaded here: ...more

More tales from the CACHE researchers: Kirsikka

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Kirsikka gives an update on her research:   Please tell us how your research is going: what sort of things have you discovered to date? "My focus in the CACHE project is to look at in vitro ion transport in the outer mantle epithelium (OME) of the CACHE bivalve species. Outer mantle epithelium is the final cell layer ...more

SATICE Buoy Deployments

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by katsli

Figure: SI06 deployment site, near the conjunction of the Beaffourt gyre with the Transpolar Current, August 2015. ICE-ARC partner CSIC are deploying a series of SATICE buoys. SATICE, is the first high-rate, high-precision positioning experiment on sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. It consists of an array of five polar GPS buoys operating simultaneously. Each ...more

Request for views on the service provided by NERC’s Data Centres by 10th June 2016

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The Natural Environment Research Council  (NERC) is currently evaluating its data centres and seeks the views from the user community through an online questionnaire. The questionnaire should only take a few minutes and can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3SBVWT9 - deadline is 10th June 2016. A list of the data centres can be found below. Your views are an important part ...more

White House Arctic Science Ministerial Meeting

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The United States will be hosting an Arctic Science Ministers meeting on 28 September 2016 in Washington DC. Given the UK’s strong track record in Arctic research we hope that the UK will be invited to attend. The Arctic Office has submitted an initial response to the call for evidence, in consultation with others. This ...more