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Talking shells in Kiel

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

CACHE researcher, James Morris, who is looking at the potential applications of shell waste, reports from his recent visit to the company Coastal Research and Management (CRM) in Kiel, Germany: "My first visit to Kiel and Northern Germany: sunshine and blue water. I was tirelessly informed that the three days I experienced were as atypical as ...more

Report from Workshop on West Antarctica

iSTAR - NERC Ice Sheet Stability Programme - Published by Povl Abrahamsen

The Royal Society hosted a workshop on "West Antarctica and future sea-level rise" on 3-4 March 2016. This was co-sponsored by iSTAR, the Natural Environment Research Council, the Environmental Physics Group of the Institute of Physics, the UK National Committee on Antarctic Research, and the Royal Society Global Environment Research Committee. The final report of the ...more

Clarence and Clemmie: Our time in the sun!

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

The intrepid CACHE mascots, Clarence and Clemmie, report on their time spent in Portugal: “Talk about contrast! After our visit to Antarctica, we got to spend some time with Rita Pereira at the Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), at the University of Algarve, Portugal! Sunshine! Rita is responsible for managing the recruitment and career development administration ...more

Thawing permafrost and freshwater drive Arctic Ocean acidification

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

Members of the East Siberian Arctic Shelf scientific research expedition drill into sub-sea permafrost under fast ice. Photo by Igor Semiletov. Acidification off the coast of Northern Siberia in the Arctic Ocean is caused by increased thawing permafrost and freshwater discharge. Importantly, acidity levels of the region are much higher than previously predicted, according to ...more

Bioinformatic freestyling in York

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

CACHE researcher, David Vendrami - Blog #1 2016 - recalls his science visit to York: "2016 is (and hopefully is also going to be) a really exciting and interesting year: many things have already happened and many others are expected to take place! I increased my oyster sample collections with specimens from Japan and British Columbia ...more

National aquaculture event

CACHE ITN - Published by nina

CACHE researcher, Kirsikka Sillanpaa gives a short report on her attendance at a recent event:   "Recently, I attended the Swedish Vattenbrukskonferensen, a national conference about aquaculture activities. There were interesting talks both from the academy and private actors, both organizations and entrepreneurs. Lots of focus was also put on the mussel farming in Sweden, and how ...more

Field work blog from NW Greenland day 1

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by Elaina Ford

EMsled blog no. 2 ICE-ARC PI Jeremy Wilkinson and Francois Guerraz from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are working with colleagues from the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) and the Greenland Climate Research Centre (GCRC) and local Inuit in North West Greenland. They're developing an instrument that will eventually be given to hunters to put on their sleds ...more

Field work blog from NW Greenland day 4

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by Elaina Ford

EMsled blog no. 3 ICE-ARC PI Jeremy Wilkinson and Francois Guerraz from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are working with colleagues from the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) and the Greenland Climate Research Centre (GCRC) and local Inuit in North West Greenland. They're developing an instrument that will eventually be given to hunters to put on their sleds ...more

Field work blog from NW Greenland day 6

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by Elaina Ford

EMsled blog no. 4 ICE-ARC PI Jeremy Wilkinson and Francois Guerraz from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are working with colleagues from the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) and the Greenland Climate Research Centre (GCRC) and local Inuit in North West Greenland. They're developing an instrument that will eventually be given to hunters to put on their sleds ...more

Field work blog from NW Greenland

ICE-ARC - EU FP7 project website - Published by Elaina Ford

EMsled blog no. 1 ICE-ARC PI Jeremy Wilkinson and Francois Guerraz from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are working with colleagues from the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) and the Greenland Climate Research Centre (GCRC) and local Inuit in North West Greenland. They're developing an instrument that will eventually be given to hunters to put on their sleds ...more