There has never been a more urgent time to study climate change. Average Arctic temperatures have increased at nearly twice the global average in the past 100 years. The extent of Sea ice is also at its lowest levels since records were kept. As temperatures rise and sea ice retreats, Canada’s north is already experiencing […]
Catlin Arctic Survey – February 27, 2011 The SMCC held an online news briefing for the Canadian launch of the 2011 Catlin Arctic Survey. This year, survey scientists – including Canadian Kristina Brown – studied how melting Arctic ice causes surface water to ‘freshen’, and what that means for ocean currents.
Catlin Arctic Survey – Webinar Announcement Meet the team of scientists heading up to the Canadian Arctic to help unravel the mystery of how Arctic Ocean currents help drive weather, wind and precipitation in the North Atlantic. The SMCC held an online news briefing for the Canadian launch of the 2011 Catlin Arctic Survey. This […]
The state of biodiversity research in Canada – November 17, 2010 The Council of Canadian Academies released an expert panel report on Thursday, November 18th 2010 at 7am EST. The report is an assessment of biodiversity science and taxonomy in Canada. To help media cover this event, the SMCC organized an embargoed web conference with […]