This week, according to Unalaska Community Broadcasting's Lauren Rosenthal, field researchers are gathered in downtown Anchorage to talk about the changes they've seen in Alaskan coastal waters, with a particular focus on the Arctic - including the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea.
The 900 scientists gathered at the Alaska Marine Science symposium aren't just here to present research. Together, they're trying to establish a baseline picture of the ecosystems and weather conditions that make up the Arctic.
And they're trying to figure out how to do that at the same time as climate change and development are transforming the region.
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Posted on 22 Jan 2013 10:41