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How are the polar regions changing?

The Arctic region is undergoing a period of rapid change
The Arctic region is undergoing a period of rapid change
How are the polar regions changing?

In a new report published this week scientists from leading UK and Norwegian research institutions have highlighted an urgent need to further investigate the least understood regions on Earth. The polar oceans are warming significantly with summer temperatures in the Arctic Ocean now 2–3°C warmer than the 1982–2010 mean, with a corresponding reduction in summer sea ice extent of nearly 50% from the late 1970s to 2017.

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Scientists on the GlobalSeaweedSTAR project bid farewell to researchers from Tanzania, Indonesia and the Philippines, who studied at SAMS.

Wed, Jun 27, '18

Fond farewell to seaweed researchers

SAMS training will allow researchers to help global industry

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Prof Jorgen Berge, UiT and Dr Emily Venables, SAMS retrieve a glider from the Barents Sea during the Arctic PRIZE April cruise

Fri, Jun 8, '18

Underwater robots give unique Arctic insight

New data will help scientists better predict region's climate change

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