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Arctic research is not only about snow, glaciers, measuerments. Social sciences are equally important. Check out how much you know about Arctic history, culture, people. Find 20 terms.

Categories: Online games

Thawing permafrost

The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth, and rapidly becoming a warmer, wetter and more variable environment. Permafrost, and the ice it contains, influences northern ecosystems and hydrological systems and presents challenges to northern development. Warming and thawing of permafrost occurs in response to climate change and to environmental disturbances associated […]

Categories: Experiments

Polar taboo

Taboo is a verbal game played with two teams of three players or more. The opposing team has to guess the word with the obvious clues (3 words in each case) missing. The game requires out-of-the-box thinking and creativity. Download 27 cards with POLARPEDIA terms, print them and play!  

Categories: Miscellanea

Ocean acidification

Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin”, and for good reason: it’s a significant and harmful consequence of excess carbon emissions to atmospheree that we don’t see or feel because its effects are happening underwater. When carbon dioxide (CO2) is absorbed by seawater, chemical reactions occur that reduce seawater pH, carbonate ion […]

Categories: Experiments

Global Conveyor Belt – How does it work?

Currents are cohesive streams of seawater that circulate through the ocean. Oceanic circulation inluences climate patterns, weather, landscapes. It has a large impact on our lives. Constantly moving system of deep-ocean circulation driven by temperature and salinity is called GLOBAL CONVEYOR BELT. How does it look like in miniature? You can easily recreate this phenomenon […]

Categories: Experiments
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