• 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 […]

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  • What is ARCTOS?

    ARCTOS is a pan-arctic research network centered in Tromsø, Norway. We build bridges between senior and young scientists, national and international research, science and industry, science and culture, and add […]

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  • Why become a member?

    The ARCTOS membership provides several potential benefits for both researchers and students. For students, the ARCTOS PhD school provides an institutional home, where they can meet, exchange information, enhance their […]

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Deployment of Mooring in Ramfjord

Written by Estelle Coguiec Earlier this week I went to Ramfjord to deploy a mooring together with my supervisors, Jørgen and Malin, and Daniel. The mooring is a part of my PhD project and will be out for a year. The project in Ramfjord is about seasonality in activity pattern of Calanus finmarchicus. Every month, I sample zooplankton in Ramfjord, […]

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Arctos at the gordon research conferance

Written by Eva Leu A group of ARCTOS PhD students, postdocs and scientists are attending the Gordon Research Conference on Polar Marine Science in Italy this week. They are contributing to this inspiring meeting by presentations from different projects, such as CarbonBridge, TerrACE, Arctic SIZE, and FAABulous.

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PhD and postdoc opportunities at UNIS

PhD research fellowship in Marine Molecular Ecology – application deadline 22 February 2019 PhD fellowship in marine ecology – application deadline 1 February 2019 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2 years) in marine biology – application deadline 10 Match 2019

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New ARCTOS PhD: Hanna Kauko

Last Friday, Sep 21st, Hanna Kauko successfully defended her PhD at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim. The title of her thesis is: “Light response and acclimation of microalgae in a changing Arctic” Hanna investigated ice algae and phytoplankton communities, and the controlling role of light in the high Arctic […]

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New ARCTOS PhD: Ana Sofia Aniceto

On Tuesday, June 19th, Ana Sofia Aniceto successfully defended her PhD project at UiT, entitled: ‘Unmanned aerial vehicles for marine mammal surveys in arctic and sub-arctic regions’. Sofia’s main objective was to improve and develop the knowledge concerning surveys of marine biota using autonomous systems, particularly the current state of the art and its applicability in offshore regions, imagery analysis, and […]

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New ARCTOS PhD: Emmelie Åström

On Friday, April 20th, Emmelie Åström successfully defended her PhD project at UiT, entitled: ‘Benthic communities at high-Arctic cold seeps: Faunal response to methane seepage in Svalbard’. The main aim of Emmelie’s research has been to describe cold seep communities and habitats on the shelf of western Svalbard and in the Barents Sea. The key findings of her thesis are: […]

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ARCTOS Student Forum 2018

Written by Christine Dybwad, ARCTOS student representative 2017-2018 Like in the past years, ARCTOS students enjoyed a student focused workshop before the official ARCTOS days. This year, the trip went to beautiful Sommarøy outside of Tromsø. A total of 10 Masters and PhD students attended: Madgalena Wutkowska from the University Center on Svalbard (UNIS), Hanna Kauko from the Norwegian Polar […]

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Isfjorden Marine Observatory Svalbard (IMOS)

Last week ARCTOS members Janne Søreide (UNIS) and Malin Daase (UiT) came together with their Russian colleagues in Montenegro to work on plankton data from Isfjorden collected within the IMOS project. Isfjorden Marine Observatory Svalbard (IMOS), funded by NFR and led by Janne Søreide, is a collaboration between ARCTOS members at UNIS and the Murmansk Marine Biological Insitute (MMBI), the […]

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