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Adventure Learning – Scientists

Scientists – Adventure Learning Teachers Baffin Island Expedition 2007 “Slush Holes” – Abby Fenton – Blog Ellesmere Island Expedition 2007 “Expedition Travels through Arctic Ocean Ruins” – Ellesmere Island Expedition – Blog

Achim A. Beylich – Scientists

Achim A. Beylich(Trondheim, Norway) International Association of Geomorphologists (I.A.G./A.I.G.) working group SEDIBUD – Sediment Budgets in Cold Environments Other scientists working on this project: Scott F. Lamoureux (Kingston, Canada) & Armelle Decaulne (Clermont-Ferrand, France) http://www.geomorph.org/wg/wgsb.html What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? Within our working group we address the central question: […]

Brenda Hall – Scientists

Brenda Hall University of Maine, Climate Change Institute What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer?/How will those answers help us understand more about our world? Our main interest is the cause and characteristics of abrupt climate change. Our approach towards this problem is to look at past episodes of rapid climate […]

Dr. John S. Kimball – Scientists

Dr. John S. KimballFlathead Lake Biological Station, University of Montana http://www.ntsg.umt.edu What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? The effects of global warming are magnified in the Arctic. The tundra is frozen for most of the year with a very short growing season in summer. Global warming has not only increased […]

Dr. Maarten J.J.E. Loonen – Scientists

Dr. Maarten J.J.E. Loonen Arctic Centre, University of Groningen www.arctic-centre.nl What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? Is the Arctic an environment for a bird where there is less chance of becoming infected by a pathogen (something that causes a disease)? In the Arctic density of birds is low and the […]

Dr. Maciej Manecki – Scientists

Dr. Maciej ManeckiDepartment of MineralogyPetrography and GeochemistryAGH – University of Science and Technology, Poland What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? The group of geologists I am working with have, I would say, historical objectives. On the one hand, we are interested in ancient past of our globe, trying to reconstruct […]

Martin Jakobsson – Scientists

Martin Jakobsson Associate Professor Department of Geology and Geochemistry Stockholm University, Sweden What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? How did the Arctic Ocean evolve to what it is today? When and how did we get the perennial sea ice cover? Has the sea ice cover disappeared during any of the […]

Rolf Gradinger – Scientists

Rolf Gradinger Associate Professor School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences University of Alaska Fairbanks http://www.sfos.uaf.edu/research/seaicebiota/ What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? I have been working in the Arctic since my first expedition as a graduate student in 1984. Since my first trip, I was fascinated by sea ice. I was […]

Steve Zack – Scientists

Steve Zack Wildlife Conservation Society Portland, Oregonhttp://wcs.org/northamerica What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? We are trying to understand how wildlife in the Arctic is affected by both a changing climate and increasing oil development. The wildlife we do our work with in Alaska are the migratory birds that arrive in […]

Simon Belt – Scientists

Simon Belt Centre for Chemical Sciences School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences University of Plymouth United Kingdom http://www.research.plymouth.ac.uk/ What questions related to the Arctic are you trying to answer? My main area of interest in the Arctic concerns the sea ice. This is the part of the Arctic Ocean that freezes in the winter […]