Footprints of climate change in the Arctic marine ecosystem

  title={Footprints of climate change in the Arctic marine ecosystem},
  author={Paul Wassmann and Carlos M. Duarte and Susana Agust{\'i} and Mikael K. Sejr},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
In this article, we review evidence of how climate change has already resulted in clearly discernable changes in marine Arctic ecosystems. After defining the term ‘footprint’ and evaluating the availability of reliable baseline information we review the published literature to synthesize the footprints of climate change impacts in marine Arctic ecosystems reported as of mid‐2009. We found a total of 51 reports of documented changes in Arctic marine biota in response to climate change. Among the… 

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  • 2005
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