Arctic Relations blog – Polar Literacy Initiative

This week was #ScienceLiteracyWeek in Canada, and as part of the campaign, the Arctic Relations blog asked Janice McDonnell, STEM Agent in the Department of Youth Development, to share her thoughts on developing and Using the Polar Literacy Principles in Science Communication. We encourage you to check out her thoughts...

Congratulations Rebecca Jackson for a New NSF Award (2 of 2)

Title: "How fast do tidewater glaciers melt? Quantifying the processes that control boundary layer transport across the ice-ocean interface" NSF Arctic Natural Sciences, Office of Polar Programs PIs: Rebecca Jackson & collaborators at Oregon State University (lead) and University of Oregon Submarine melting at marine-terminating glaciers plays a key role...

Congratulations Rebecca Jackson for a New NSF Award (1 of 2)

Title: "Investigating the exchange flow in glacial fjords through an estuarine lens" NSF Physical Oceanography, Division of Ocean Sciences PIs: Rebecca Jackson, Bob Chant & John Wilkin Fjords connect Greenland’s marine-terminating glaciers to the continental shelf ocean, forming long, narrow conduits for the export of glacial freshwater and the import...

Jonathan Sherman

Growing up in Israel, I spent many weekends in the Mediterranean Sea where my love of the ocean begun. It was always clear to me that I would pursue a career in marine sciences. After serving in the Israeli Navy I completed my B.S. in Marine Biotechnology at the Ruppin...