Many cold-adapted marine plants, animals, and microorganisms thrive there. (Photo: Patricia Yager)
Phytoplankton also need light. (Photo: Melissa Booth)
Warmer temperatures melt more sea ice, but the polar light cycle remains the same. (Photo: Patricia Yager)
This depends on whether there is nitrogen available. (Photo: Patricia Yager)
What happens to the nitrogen during winter may set the limit for spring and summer. (Photo: Melissa Booth)
Carbon dioxide uptake by the Arctic also depends on photosynthesis. (Photo: Melissa Booth)
Learning more about the Arctic is the only way to answer these questions. (Photo: Melissa Booth)
Ice continues to move...and feathers fly!!?
A powerpoint presentation of the talk given by Dr. Yager to the BASC Schoolyard Saturday on February 27, 2010. The background, hypotheses, and objectives of the Arctic Nitro project are discussed.
A NSF report for the non-specialist summarizing the current state of knowledge about climate change. The succinct format is enhanced with slideshows and videos.
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