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Marine life changes as a result of melting Antarctic ice

South Pole researcher is awarded PhD on Antarctica Day
23 November 2017

The composition of unicellular marine life is changing as a result of melting Antarctic sea ice. This influences the entire food chain and deep-sea carbon storage – and thus the climate. Patrick Rozema (University of Groningen) studied this phenomenon during two field seasons on Antarctica. On 1 December – Antarctica Day – he will defend his PhD thesis.

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Photo of Patrick Rozema during fieldwork in the Antarctic - (c) Patrick Rozema
Photo of Patrick Rozema during fieldwork in the Antarctic - (c) Patrick Rozema
Last modified:27 November 2017 09.01 a.m.

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