The Arctic is responding in unknown ways to profound changes in the physical environment as well as to multiple natural and anthropogenic events that place stress on Arctic ecosystems. The scale of the challenges facing the Arctic is immense and is further compounded by the rapid rate of change.
To address the uncertainties generated in the Arctic Ocean by climate change, NERC has invested £16 million in a research programme called “Changing Arctic Ocean: Implications for marine biology and ; The programme will run over a 5 year period, from 2017 to ;
A further £4 million of funding has been contributed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to co-fund, with NERC, 12 of the projects in the programme.
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