The aim of the course is to give the participants
- Insight into and understanding of the most important physical, optical and chemical factors relevant for sea ice ecosystems.
- An understanding of sea ice as an ecosystem with its own specific matter and energy transport pathways.
- An understanding of sea ice as an extreme ecosystem, focusing especially on sea ice algae, being both a critical organism for sea ice ecosystems, and a useful model community.
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Aarhus University (AU)
Field of study
Ice - ocean coupling
Greenland Institute of Natural Resources