University of Tromsø

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  • project . 2020 - 2022
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/S002502/1
    Funder Contribution: 129,394 GBP
    Partners: University of Tromsø, Alfred Wegener Inst for Polar & Marine R, Alfred Wegener Institut, PML, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst

    At the base of the Arctic food web, there are three major primary producers: small flagellates, diatoms living in open water (pelagic) and diatoms growing in sea ice (sympagic). The role of the sea ice diatoms is perceived differently across the research community. For ...

  • project . 2010 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/G020310/1
    Funder Contribution: 321,639 GBP
    Partners: University of Edinburgh, UiO, University of Tromsø, University of Bergen, SAMS

    It is very important for us to find out how climate changed in the past. Without knowing, we cannot predict how the future climate might behave. Global, systematic measurements of climatic variables have only been collected over the last few decades but we need to know ...

  • project . 2022 - 2027
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/V018477/1
    Funder Contribution: 1,168,620 GBP
    Partners: University of Cambridge, FSC, University of Liverpool, OpenPhase Solutions GmbH, University of Tromsø, Stony Brook University

    The evolution of the solid Earth and many surface features are controlled by movements deep within. We aim to transform our understanding of those movements through a new understanding of mineral behaviour. Rocks in the mantle, the outer half of the Earth, can flow desp...

  • project . 2010 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/H024433/1
    Funder Contribution: 390,031 GBP
    Partners: University of Southampton, University of Tromsø, SwRI, BU, Royal Institute of Technology KTH Sweden, UAF

    The subject of our study is the aurora borealis, or northern lights, which is an amazing natural lightshow in the sky, seen regularly at high latitudes such as northern Scandinavia, but rarely at the latitudes of the UK. We use the aurora as a diagnostic to find out man...

  • project . 2018 - 2021
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/R012733/1
    Funder Contribution: 272,052 GBP
    Partners: Aberystwyth University, UNIS, SAMS, Technical University Dresden, University of Tromsø, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, UD

    Rational: The CHASE programme will address the core objective of the NERC Changing Arctic Ocean Program by seeking to understand and predict how ecologically important species will respond to climate change. As the Arctic Ocean is warming, zooplankton such as copepods a...

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