What’s so important about the Arctic anyway? With Matthew Ayre
Oct 1, 2020 14:30 - Sep 24, 2020 15:15
Event URL: https://www.exploringbytheseat.com/lesson/whats-important-arctic-anyway-matthew-ayre/
Hosted by: Exploring By The Seat of Your Pants
The Arctic can often be perceived as a cold and desolate wilderness capping the top of our planet. But contrary to this notion the Arctic is a culturally and biologically diverse region that is also a key component is the Earth’s climate system. What happens in the Arctic doesn’t just affect the Arctic but has consequences around globe. Throughout the last 50 years we have witnessed the accelerated warming effect anthropogenic climate change has wrought in the Arctic. Join Dr. Matthew Ayre for a review on the importance of this region in a global climate context, and the challenges and opportunities associated with increasing global temperatures.