Arctic SIZE annual meeting

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Arctic SIZE held their annual meeting with international participation by representatives from the UK’s Changing Arctic Ocean program. During two very interesting days of presentations and discussion the group got to appreciate the diversity and novelty of the many emerging … Continued

MOSAiC underway

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After years of preparation, the multi-disciplinary central Arctic observatory MOSAiC https://www.mosaic-expedition.org/ is underway! 600 scientists from 19 nations follow Nansen & his team’s footsteps to jointly improve our understanding of the Arctic Climate and Ecosystem and its ties to lower latitudes.  Fife … Continued

Ocean Sciences 2020 – Session Awarded

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SIZE will be representing at the Ocean Sciences meeting in San Diego, California in February 2020.  Brandon Hassett was awarded a session with co-chairs Xuefeng Peng of the University of California Santa Barbara and Gaetan Burgaud of the University of … Continued

SCRIPPS and SIZE

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On February 19 Paul Wassmann gave the talk “Tools for pan-Arctic integration: the case for conceptual models” at the Revelle Conference Room of Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  Conceptual models allow to go from 1) creating testable hypotheses, 2) to plan and then modify field campaigns, to 3) construct models … Continued

Havforskermøte in Tromsø

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During the annual meeting of the Norwegian marine researcher association (Norges Havforskerforening), marine researchers from Norway convened in Tromsø. The first day focused on making ecological research more relevant to society, politics, and stakeholders. The second day was filled with … Continued

Sea ice sampling in Ramfjorden

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Last week, Emma Persson started her master’s thesis research by conducting her first sea ice sampling in Ramfjorden. Together with Tobias, Ulrike, and Rolf, Emma will investigate what happens when sea ice forms. She will specifically look into the incorporation … Continued

National Geographic and Fulbright

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Arctic SIZE postdoc Brandon Hassett was recently awarded a Young Explorer’s Research Grant from National Geographic to explore the relevance of Fungi in the Arctic Ocean.  Between the research efforts of Arctic SIZE and the extent of the National Geographic … Continued