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Latest news

The Arctic has warmed by around 2°C since 1850, double the global average

Mon, Jun 29, '20

How a changing Arctic affects UK climate

SAMS professor is co-author on UK briefing paper

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Many students on our highly international aquaculture MSc programme have a BAME background

Wed, Jun 17, '20

Nurturing BAME staff and students

How we support racial diversity and BAME rights

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SAMS filmmaker Andy Crabb took to the waves as a shark to film his line

Tue, Jun 9, '20

Why we love the ocean

SAMS staff use poetry and film to deliver World Oceans Day message

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Ocean warming will soon affect marine communities in the deep ocean, as well as the surface.

Wed, May 27, '20

Deep ocean will soon feel the heat

Rapid ocean warming will reach deeper waters this century

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Latest papers

Controls on anthropogenic radionuclide distribution in the Sellafield-impacted Eastern Irish Sea
Authors:

Ray D, Leary P, Livens F, Gray N, Morris K, Law KA, Fuller AJ, Abrahamsen-Mills L, Howe J,  Tierney K, Muir G, Law GTW

Science of the Total Environment: 743
11, 15, 2020
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Fluctuations of the Atlantic North Equatorial Undercurrent and Associated Changes in Oxygen Transports
Authors:

Burmeister K, Luebbecke JF, Brandt P, Claus M, & Hahn J

Geophysical Research Letters: 47
06, 9, 2020
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Larval behaviour, dispersal and population connectivity in the deep sea
Authors:

Gary SF, Fox AD, Biastoch A, Roberts JM, Cunningham SA

Nature Scientific Reports 10
06, 30, 2020
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Patterns of abundance across geographical ranges as a predictor for responses to climate change: Evidence from UK rocky shores
Authors:
Vye SR, Dickens S, Adams L, Bohn K, Chenery J, Dobson N, Dunn RE, Earp HS, Evans M, Foster C, Grist H, Holt B, Hull S, Jenkins SR, Lamont P, Long S, Mieszikowska N, Millard J, Morrall Z, Pack K, Parry-Wilson H, Pocklington J, Pottas J, Richardson L, Scott A, Sugden H, Watson G, West V, Winton D, Delany J, Burrows MT 
 
 
Diversity and Distributions 00
06, 24, 2020
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