PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98452 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098452 View full text
Jasmine Nahrgang, Øystein Varpe, Ekaterina Korshunova, Svetlana Murzina, Ingeborg G. Hallanger, Ireen Vieweg, Jørgen Berge

Abstract: The Arctic climate is changing at an unprecedented rate. What consequences this may have on the Arctic marine ecosystem depends to a large degree on how its species will respond both directly to elevated temperatures and more indirectly through ecological interactions. But despite an alarming recent warming of the Arctic with accompanying sea ice loss, reports evaluating ecological impacts of climate change in the Arctic remain sparse. Here, based upon a large-scale field study, we present basic new knowledge …

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