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TV Documentary: True North

What is a oceanographic mooring? How do these supplement to the time series in the Arctic? How can these help us understand the changes happening when North Atlantic water that flows into the Arctic is warming, melting the sea ice and changing the delicate arctic ecosystems, currents and water masses?

Follow Nansen Legacy researcher, Arild Sundfjord and other members recover A-TWAIN moorings, adding to future time series and knowledge.

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A new short film: Why Atlantic fish are invading the Arctic

Who will win the battle of the Atlantification and ecological balance of the Arctic? The army from the North or the army from the south?

A new short film has been released by VOX, featuring both scientists Jørgen Berge and  Ireen Vieweg, from the Nansen Legacy  and research touching the topics of the project.

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Continuing the Legacy

Continuing the Legacy of the first explorers The first explorers to visit the Barents Sea arrived more than 500 years ago, and discovered abundant wildlife and rich fishing on the

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BTW -beware the walrus

Text abbreviations you may know, might not be as they seem. As perceptions and understanding of climate and environmental change vary in many ways and contexts, abbreviations do too. Therefore,

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Global warming is arguably most pronounced in the Arctic (AMAP 2017). The northern Barents Sea is at the heart of this change.

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Background: The moving ice

The ice edge is not a distinct line and as seasons and weather fronts this edge and ice distribution moves dynamically. Likewise, the animals and ecosystems follow this dynamic movement. 

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The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer. Fridtjof Nansen  

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