The Effect of a Temperature Rise on the Sulfate Reducing Rates in Cold Marine Sediments of Kongsfjorden (Svalbard, Arctic Ocean)

Introduction Temperature rise globally are likely to increase the rate of organic matter decomposition resulting in substantial CO2 release. The marine carbon cycle in Arctic regions currently occupies a prominent role in the study of climate warming effects as there is evidence from observational and modelling studies for strong seasonal temperature increases in northern high-latitude […]

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Inter-seasonal Variabilities in an Arctic Fjord: The Kongsfjorden System as a Natural Laboratory for Climate Change

Introduction The Kongsfjorden, a 25 km long and 5-10 km wide glacial fjord on the north-west coast of Svalbard is an established reference site for Arctic marine studies with great potential for international, multidisciplinary collaboration due to the presence of the international research platform in Ny-Ålesund (78o55′ N, 11o56′ E). Because Kongsfjorden receives variable Arctic/Atlantic […]

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