Arctic waters on the verge of changing?.

Bauch, Dorothea and Kassens, Heidemarie (2011) Arctic waters on the verge of changing?. Open Access IFM-GEOMAR Annual Report, 2010 . pp. 24-25.

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Abstract

Satellite images document a decrease in Arctic ice cover in summer by 40% during the past
30 years. However, responsible processes and possible consequences of this decrease are little understood. The joint Russian-German project „Laptev Sea Polynya“ is coordinated by IFM-GEOMAR
and aims to ascertain the causes and consequences of climate change and its essential
mechanisms in the Arctic. Now the project scientists revealed a changed water mass distribution
in the Siberian Laptev Sea which might be of consequence for ice formation in the whole
Arctic.

Document Type: Article
Additional Information: Jahresbericht ist in der GEOMAR-Bibliothek vorhanden
Keywords: Artic waters; artischer Ocean, Paleoozeanographie, paleoceanography
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB1 Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics > FB1-P-OZ Paleo-Oceanography
Refereed: No
Open Access Journal?: Yes
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2012 11:31
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2018 09:23
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/15258

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