Arctic Dynamics Workshop

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 to 12:00am

Building E25, Room 401
45 CARLETON ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

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Arctic Dynamics Workshop

Monday and Tuesday 18th-19th November, 2019
MIT, Whitaker College, 4th floor, Room E25-401 (directions)
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The presence of sea-ice at the surface of the Arctic Ocean strongly reflects incoming radiation and mediates the effect of the winds driving the circulation below. As the Arctic warms and the ice becomes less extensive and more mobile, its buffering effect will change and the Arctic will move in to a new regime. The aim of this workshop is to survey key theoretical ideas and concepts that pertain the current and suture Arctic, identify knowledge gaps, and stimulate further advances in our understanding of fundamental processes and mechanisms at work.

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School of Science


arctic, sea ice


Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
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