The Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans
are natural wonders and economic engines, generating hundreds of billions in economic activity and supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs.
For German, using NUI to explore the ice-covered Arctic Ocean
presented a double opportunity for breakthrough science: It gave him and colleagues a chance to search for evidence of seafloor hydrothermal vents in one of Earth's least explored oceans.
Caption: DIANE TUFT, The Arctic Melt, Greenland Sea, Arctic Ocean
, 4:48 PM, 79 degrees N, 2015, Color pigment print, 45 x 60 inches
Maximum concentrations of floating plastic measured in this sector of the Arctic Ocean
were considerably lower than those in the subtropical accumulation zones, but the median values were similar, especially in units of number of items," the study said, adding that large items (bigger than 12.
There are 10 globally significant bird areas in the Arctic Ocean
and along its shoreline in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas lease areas.
Many countries have noticed the financial and strategic value of Arctic Ocean
The simulation also predicted that winter temperatures over the Arctic Ocean
will eventually become warmer than those over the surrounding continents.
This paper summarizes the outcomes of this workshop and recommends an integrated course of research that will provide better understanding of the role of changing Arctic Ocean
forcing and feedback mechanisms on the Arctic ice pack.
In 1997, the International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean
(IBCAO) project was initiated in St.
Because the nations of the world are vying for their piece of the Arctic, this is the time for Inuit to assert our right to the Arctic Ocean
within our homeland, but beyond the existing land claims agreements.
The Arctic Ocean
route has long attracted attention as the shortest shipping route linking Europe and Asia.
Russia's Yamal LNG project will target the Japanese market with production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the shores of the Arctic Ocean
set to begin in 2017, the project chairman told Reuters in an interview.
MARYLAND (CyHAN)- The melting of sea ice in the Arctic is well on its way toward its annual "minimum," that time when the floating ice cap covers less of the Arctic Ocean
than at any other period during the year.
TWO Irish adventurers escaped death after an iceberg dragged their boat under the Arctic Ocean
While the Arctic Ocean
is undergoing a periodic reduction (nothing new there), Antarctic ice levels have been increasing for nearly 40 years.