Understanding the ecology of ice related ecosystems in a changing world

Rolf Gradinger

Bodil Bluhm

University of Alaska Fairbanks

The diversity, seasonality and function of parasitic fungi in Arctic sea ice.
AMAP scheme
Crude oil infiltration and movement in first-year sea ice: Impacts on ice-associated biota and physical constraints.
Sea ice algae, a major food source for herbivorous plankton and benthos in the eastern Bering Sea.
snow crab
Population Assessment of Snow Crab, Chionoecetes opilio, in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas including Oil and Gas Lease Areas(Bluhm et al.)


Lesson plans (K-12) on Arctic topics can be found at on a NOAA web site

Lesson plans for the Bering Sea - PolarTrec website

Additional lesson plans can be found at COSEE Alaska

Lesson plans on Bering Sea ice - "Meltdown, an icy adventure..."

Fast ice research close to Barrow, Alaska (completed)
Sea ice research in the Canadian Basin as part of Arctic Exploration 2002 and 2005 (NOAA web page)
NEW: Arctic Cod: The big unknown in Arctic marine biology (with movies)
Sea ice research in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas as part of the Shelf-Basin-Interactions-Study
Sea ice: an important seasonal habitat for marine invertebrate juveniles in Arctic fast ice systems?
Sea ice research in Little Diomede and Barrow, Alaska
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