Rapid acidification in the Southern Ocean may threaten marine ecosystems

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:30

Ocean acidification from atmospheric carbon dioxide is expected to rapidly change the Southern Ocean's chemistry during the next few decades. The onset of harmful conditions will be too abrupt and the duration of these events too long for some organisms to adapt, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. Read More

Scientist of the Month: Dr. Claudine Hauri

Sun, 11/01/2015 - 08:14

As one of IARC’s newest research faculty members, chemical oceanographer Claudine Hauri studies the ocean’s carbon cycle, including recent and ongoing changes connected to carbon emission and the global climate. Hauri is developing a strong research profile as an early career scientist, with recent publications in journals such as Science, Nature Climate Change, and Biogeosciences. Read More

IARC researcher will provide advise on ocean energy management

Fri, 10/16/2015 - 07:53

IARC researcher and interim director Hajo Eicken has been named one of the 14 distinguished experts to serve on a committee for the National Academies of Sciences. Read More

Perennial snowfield research helps archeological surveys

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 13:37

IARC PhD student Molly Tedesche’s research on perennial snow cover may someday help in the discovery of archeological artifacts in Arctic Alaska. Read More