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Brochure available to download

The ICE-ARC brochure is now complete. This is availble for download: ICE-ARC brochure pages format - for printing on standard printers. The brochure is designed as a three-fold A4 brochure, if you would like it in this format, electronically or a printed hard copy, please contact Katie Gosling.

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Twilight measurements

The sun is still under the horizon in the North Greenland settlement Qaanaaq at the north side of the fjord Inglefield Bredning. It will return on February 17th after three months of winter darkness. Anyway, to the South during the afternoon there is a bright stripe across the sky. Enough light for working outside a… Read more »

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Post-Doctoral Position on Modelling Arctic Air Pollution Distributions and Impacts

The LATMOS (http://www.latmos.ipsl.fr) laboratory, located at the University Pierre and Marie Curie in the center of Paris (Jussieu campus), invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher funded by the European Union to start in early 2015. The postdoctoral researcher will work as part of a large European Union FP7 integrated project, ICE-ARC (Ice Climate and Economics – Arctic Research… Read more »

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First ICE-ARC general assembly meeting in Barcelona

Last week, 50 ICE-ARC participants gathered for the first General Assembly meeting – a yearly gathering of all project participants (of which there are now 68, and counting). The very successful meeting was hosted by CSIC, the Spanish sea ice research centre, located in Barcelona. The meeting was busy and productive, with talks from each of… Read more »

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Retreat of Arctic sea-ice: A scientific perspective

Retreat of Arctic sea-ice: A scientific perspective   Jeremy Wilkinson, ICE-ARC Programme Coordinator, British Antarctic Survey   The retreat of summer Arctic sea ice is unquestionable.  The use of the word unquestionable is deliberate as for over 35 years special satellite-mounted sensors, which can see through cloud and the polar night, have been continuously obtaining… Read more »

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Economic modellers meet in Rotterdam

The first meeting of the Work Package 4 (WP4), covering both climate and economic modelling in the Arctic, was held at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) on the 9th September 2014. Over 15 participants joined for the day meeting, and all the WP4 partners were represented. The three main sessions covered: the PAGE model… Read more »

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Sediment cores taken with Greenland cruise

A sediment coring program was undertaken from the Danish navy vessel I/F Knud Rasmussen August 14th – 20 th 2014. The Danish Navy had generously placed the ship for the use of the ICE-ARC project team. 26 sediment cores were collected during the cruise and more that 150 kilometers of depth profiles recorded. Coring was… Read more »

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ICE-ARC deploys buoys with help from the USA and South Korea

In August the South Korean icebreaker Araon sailed into the northern region of the Beaufort/Chukchi Sea region of the Arctic Ocean.  This scientific cruise, a collaborative effort between ONR’s Marginal Ice Zone programme (USA) and the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), aims the further our understanding of the changing Arctic marine environment. At about 77.4N… Read more »

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