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Forget the FTSE - the Arctic is the real barometer of global risk

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

Professor Gail Whiteman, Director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business and ICE-ARC Work Package leader explains why we should be concerned about figures from the National Snow and Ice Data Center which show that this year's summer sea ice melt in the Arctic was the second lowest on record. Read the series of three ...more

Clarence and Clemmie discover Norfolk

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Once again the CACHE mascots report from another of their trips....this time, Norfolk: "Once back from Yorkshire, we barely had time to rest our shells and after a brief spell assisting at CACHE HQ in Cambridge, the time was right to spread our wings (or, in our case, shells!) and venture out again. This time we had ...more

Event: UK sea ice 2016 Workshop

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The 2016 UK sea ice workshop  will take place on Tuesday 20th September and Wednesday 21st September. This workshop is supported as a special interest group of the challenger society (http://www.challenger-society.org.uk/Sea_Ice_SIG). The workshop is an informal meeting of those working in the broad subject of sea ice (both hemispheres), and takes the form of short ...more

ICE-ARC WEF Arctic Change Blogs

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

NW Greenland (photo: Francois Guerraz) ICE-ARC members have written a second series of blogs for the World Economic Forum about Arctic change to coincide with upcoming summer sea ice minimum. Jeremy Wilkinson (ICE-ARC PI, British Antarctic Survey) and Gail Whiteman (Work Package Leader, Pentland Centre, Lancaster University) along with Konrad Steffen (Swiss Federal Institute for ...more

Invitation to participate in NERC Services and Facilities Community Consultation

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

NERC is introducing new ways of identifying and prioritising its services and facilities portfolio over the next five to ten years. NERC is therefore inviting the research community to provide evidence of future needs, including from their current portfolio, which includes the UK Arctic Research Station. This   consultation  provides the research community with a really important ...more

Understanding the Arctic: science, technology and international collaboration

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The NERC Arctic Office is organising an event at The Royal Society, London on Tuesday 18th October called 'Understanding the Arctic: science, technology and international collaboration'. The agenda is now available to download: Agenda Royal Society Arctic conference There are still spaces available to attend this no registration fee one-day event. To apply for a place, please contact the Arctic Office at arctic@bas.ac.uk. Please note, ...more

Clarence and Clemmie in Yorkshire

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

Another installment by the intrepid adventure clams, Clarence and Clemmie: "Well after the excitement of our prolonged ambassadorial role in Portugal, we really felt we wanted to come home to Cambridge for a while and visit Nina. So we managed to hitch a lift with Professor Deborah when she went to meet up with Dr Mel, ...more

Welcome to CACHE Phoebe!

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

We'd like to welcome Phoebe Stewart-Sinclair to the CACHE project. Phoebe has been recruited as an Experienced Researcher and is based in Scotland with The Scottish Association for Marine Sciences (SAMS): 1.Tell us about the research you’ll be doing for CACHE. I will be investigating the impacts of climate change on aquaculture, with a focus on aquaculture ...more

Researcher in molecular physiology and immunology

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines. There is a vacancy for a position as ...more

Announcement: Save the date - UK Arctic Science Conference 2017

NERC Arctic Office - Published by Nicola Munro

The dates for the next UK Arctic Science Conference have been confirmed. It will take place over three days from Tuesday 19th September to Thursday 21st September 2017 and will be hosted by the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban. Further details, including the Conference webpages, will be available in due course. For now, please ...more