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Drift ice and sea ice proxies put to the test

2013-10-31 08:52

Comparing proxy-based marine reconstructions with instrumental  and observational data holds key information on the reliability of these proxies, as well as on processes explaining the observed environmental changes. In a recently released research paper involving CASE scientists from Univ. Plymouth (UK) and Univ. Boulder (USA), paleo-records in the form of phytoplankton-derived biomarkers and mineralogical characteristics of lithic grains are compared with historical and instrumental data of sea-ice and drift ice conditions in the Denmark Strait in order to understand the ice-sheet-ocean interactions in the area.

 

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2011-06-14 10:00

AGU Fall Meeting 2011 - San Franscico, California, USA, 5-9 December

Below an outline of two sessions of the AGU Fall Meeting 2011 focusing on the Cenozoic and Holocene evolution of the Arctic Ocean and surrounding lands (& linked basins of the Pacific and North Atlantic oceans).

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2011-06-01 12:20

Progress Meeting Minutes

This two days meeting was the first occasion for all members of the CASE consortium to meet, review the scientific work and report progress the management tasks of this Initial Training Network.

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2011-05-13 14:38

Seisma Cruise

With a loud roar the small Seisma crashes into the wave trough just to fight its way up the next wave again. "The boat has never capsized", Gesa has no real trust in the words of Oddvar, the captain.

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2011-03-28 15:10

APEX Fifth International Conference and Workshop

The APEX Fifth International Conference and Workshop will be held at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) located in Longyearbyen, Svalbard. The meeting includes a one-day boat excursion to Billefjorden to visit Kapp Ekholm and the Nordenskioldbreen glacier.

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