New ARCTOS PhD: Ingrid Wiedmann

This autumn another ARCTOS PhD student successfully defended her thesis: Ingrid Wiedmann. Friday November 13th could not scare her nor the many colleagues, friends and family members who attended her trial lecture and defense of her thesis entitled: “Potential drivers of the downward carbon and particle flux in Arctic marine ecosystems under contrasting hydrographical and ecological situations” In order to […]

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Transatlantic Science Week 2015

This year’s conference took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and the theme was ‘Blue Futures’, relating to the enormous changes our globe and our oceans are undergoing as well as the biological resources connected to them. ARCTOS member Paul Wassmann (UiT) was chair of session 1.2 Life and Ecosystems together with co-chair Patricia Matrai (Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Maine). […]

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New ARCTOS PhD: Virginie Ramasco

On Thursday 24th of September, Virginie Ramasco successfully defended her thesis entitled: ‘Spatial and temporal patterns of foraging of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in Porsangerfjord’. This population of harbour seals has been hypothesised to act as a predator-pit for the cod stock in the area which has drastically declined in the 80’s and never fully recovered since. In her thesis […]

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World leading research group on the productive Marginal Ice Zone (MIZ)

The Norwegian government provided financial support for one research group at UiT to become word-leading. The ARCTOS members Jørgen Berge, Marit Reigstad, Bodil Bluhm and Paul Wassmann applied to get their application “world leading research group on the productive Marginal Ice Zone (MIZ)” evaluated. And the group was successful! As a consequence the world-known icebiota specialist Rolf Gradinger will become […]

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Arctic Frontiers student workshop 2016

Also in 2016 ARCTOS is organising a student workshop in conjunction with Arctic Frontiers. As part of the workshop, participants have to attend the entire conference and give a presentation (oral or poster) at Arctic Frontiers Science. After the conference, the students will embark on a 5-day seminar to Svolvær, Lofoten, during which they will prepare a proposal for funding […]

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Polar Night exhibition on tour

The polar night exhibition (http://uit.no/polarmuseet/polarnight) is now open for public in both Tromsø and Anchorage (Alaska). Since the exhibition opened in Tromsø, a replica has been produced that first visited the Smithsonian in Washington DC (only a reduced part of the exhibition and only for a few days during a festival at the Smithsonian in May) and now Anchorage Museum. […]

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FAABulous kick-off meeting

The brand-new ARCTOS project FAABulous: Future Arctic Algae Blooms – and their role in climate change had its kick-off meeting in Oslo 19.-21.5.2015. FAABulous was funded by the Norwegian Research Council under the 2014 OKOSYSTEM call, and receives 16 million NOK over the coming four years. Eva Leu” leads the project that involves five Norwegian institutions (Akvaplan-niva (lead), UNIS, UiT, […]

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Heading South: ARCTOS at Gordon Research Conference in Italy

Also polar marine scientists appreciate some mild climate every once in a while. Last week about 170 of this kind gathered at the notable Gordon Research Conference (GRC) close to the small Tuscany town of Barga, Italy. The GRC was chaired by one of the ARCTOS founders, Paul Wassmann, and Jacqueline M. Grebmeier. In conjunction with the GRC about 70 […]

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ARCTOS research

ARCTOS members and students are active in a wide range of research activities concerning Arctic marine ecology, from the molecular to the community level ranging from particles and plankton to top predators and marine mammals.

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