1. Helgi Björnsson, Research Professor, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland, Arctic Circle 2013


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    Helgi Björnsson of the Institute of Earth Sciences at the University of Iceland spoke in the plenary session “Arctic Ice Melt: Global Weather Events” at the 2013 Arctic Circle Assembly

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    • Sea Ice Movement on the Southern Ocean


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      This visualization created by Ryan Abernathey, an oceanographer at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, uses data from the Southern Ocean State Estimate to illustrate sea ice…

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      • Peeking into Permafrost


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        Barter Island sits at the top of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, and with the Arctic facing quickly rising temperatures, USGS is there to investigate what’s causing the North…

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        • Through the Pack


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          The only place to be as a ship breaks through the pack ice, hanging over the bow watching and listening to the ice crack and part, as the birds swoop in to take advantage of the new food resource…

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          • Arctic Bloom Trailer


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            Production Parafilms with support from l'Université Laval Director : Noé Sardet Director of Photography : Sharif Mirshak Cameraman / Photographer : Jean Jacques Pangrazi Scientific…

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            • The biological pump


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              The biological pump also named marine carbon cycle, is a bio-geo-chemical process that happens in all world oceans. It transports CO2 from the surface to the depths of the ocean. Carbon is captured…

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              • Marine Arctic Ecosystems


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                The Arctic is a cold and unhospitable place for life. Arctic Fauna is for the most part endemic, meaning those species live only in that polar region. Compared with other oceans, the Arctic is rather…

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                • Phytoplankton bloom


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                  Phytoplankton are drifting marine algae. In the Arctic alone, more than 20000 species exist. After ice algae, phytoplankton populations explode every Spring at the poles. Algal blooms begin at…

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                  • Arctic Sea Ice, Variability and Climate


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                    Climate scientist, Jennifer Kay, talks about her research, climate models and climate variability.

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                    • Frozen South: Ice Breakout 4K


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                      Once every few years towards the end of summer, the sea ice in front of Scott Base Antarctica will break out. Video contains never before captured footage of a tabular iceberg calving event, and…

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