CEOS researchers contribute to meeting of minds on Arctic and related climate topics
One of the most viral news topics in 2019 was the growing scientific consensus around climate change, and more specifically the increasing rate of melting Arctic sea ice.
More than one thousand Arctic scientists assembled at ArcticNet’s Annual Science Meeting in December at the Halifax Convention Centre to work toward understanding the trends and developing responses.
Researchers at the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth for Observation Science (CEOS) contributed a great deal to the meeting of minds on Arctic and related climate topics.
The closing plenary of the three-day conference launched the Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of Climate Change and Modernization for the Hudson Bay Region, edited by CEOS Assistant Professor Dr. Zou Zou Kuzyk and Senior Research Manager Lauren Candlish.
“The Greater Hudson Bay Marine Region encompasses very diverse regions that are nonetheless very connected in many ways, from Foxe Basin to Hudson Strait to Ungava Bay to James Bay; the water, the animals, the fish, the air. All of these things know no boundaries within that region, and so this needs to be looked at in the context of climate change and modernization,” Dr. Kuzyk says. “All of these impacts need to be looked at as an integrated system.”