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Planktonic Ecosystem Response to Changing Sea Ice and Upper Ocean Physics in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas: Modeling, Satellite and In Situ Observations



Funded by NASA Ocean Biology & Biogeochemistry and Cryosphere Programs
Jinlun Zhang and Mike Steele (University of Washington)
Carin J. Ashjian (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Robert G. Campbell (University of Rhode Island)
Victoria Hill (Old Dominion University)
Yvette H. Spitz (Oregon State University)



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Movie: hindcast/forecast of sea ice in
the Chukchi and Beaufort seas (forecast starts on 6/28/2010)

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arctic sea ice extent


Movie: simulated primary productivity in the upper 100 m of the Arctic Ocean

primary productivity 2007

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