Marine Arctic science capability making big strides

  title={Marine Arctic science capability making big strides},
  author={Leonard A. Johnson and Garrett W. Brass},
The profound influence of the Arctic Ocean on global environment, the rapid variability of Arctic processes, and the unresolved geology of the ocean floor have led to growing scientific interest in this region. Ongoing studies are investigating recent historical processes and modern processes such as changes in ocean circulation and ice cover patterns. Sediments beneath the Arctic Ocean record long- and short-term waxing and waning of the cryosphere in the Northern Hemisphere and its linkages… CONTINUE READING