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Arctic Ocean Drift Study - Arctic ODS News Executive Summary



A Change of Pace

A New Normal for Arctic Sea Ice



From the Fire Hose: Obama’s Bus Stop in Gas Country, Al Gore’s ‘Category 6,’ an Unplugging Climate Blogger

This Accursed Month

From the Fire Hose: Arctic Methane, Scientists as Advocates, Vanishing Vaquita


The IASC Medal is awarded in recognition of exceptional and sustain contributions to the understanding of the Arctic. Read more about the medal and this year's awardee here. Leif G. Anderson is a Professor in hydrosphere sciences at the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothernberg, Sweden. He is an elected member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Science and the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg. He was a member of the ISAC Science Planning Group, and contributed to the ISAC Science Overview, the precursor to the ISAC Science Plan. He is currently a member of the Arctic Observing Summit Organizing Committee, a member of the scientific advisory board of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, and he represents Sweden in the Marine Working Group of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC).