Marine Monitoring News

  • Ice Shelves, Ice Islands and Measuring Change in the High Arctic

    In Canada’s High Arctic, within the fiords of Ellesmere Island, there are lakes that float upon the Arctic Ocean. Called epishelf lakes, they are glacially-fed bodies of freshwater that sit atop a steep halocline. The lakes exist only where the ice shelves, filling the mouths of the fiords, act as dams, holding the water from flowing into the ocean. In 2002, Geographer Derek Mueller, who ...

    By RBR Ltd.

  • Great images and content made life difficult in judging the Valeport in Action competition

    The location information, work being conducted and stories behind the images and video were all very interesting.  It was great to see such variety and unusual applications in some cases! Confirmed winners selected are:  Picture category (iPad mini):  Daniel Costa, University of California, USA.  Photo of a Weddell ...

    By Valeport Ltd

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