ECOTIP

Arctic Project

Ecological tipping cascades in the Arctic Seas is a flagship Horizon 2020 research project focusing on understanding and predicting changes in Arctic marine biodiversity and implications for two vitally important marine ecosystem services: fisheries production, which is the economic lifeblood of many Arctic communities, and carbon sequestration, which has important feedbacks to the global climate.

Led by the Technical University of Denmark, ECOTIP brings together leading scientists from 15 institutes across Europe and Japan. The project combines state-of-the-art field and laboratory studies, analysis of historical and paleo-oceanographic data and trait-based modeling to predict the potential tipping points of key biological ecosystem functions in Arctic seas in the face of climate change and other pressures. ECOTIP works closely with fishing communities in Greenland and other stakeholders to understand the effects of biodiversity and ecosystem changes on society, and how best to reduce, mitigate and adapt to the changes.

Website:

https://ecotip-arctic.eu/

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Contacts:

 

Co-ordinator

and

Policy Advice

Task Group

 

  Marja Koski

 Technical University  

 of Denmark

 DTU Aqua

     Marja Koski 2

 

Project

Manager

 

  Ole Henrik Haslund  

 Technical University

 of Denmark

 DTU Aqua 

        Ole

Communications

Task Group

  Bj√∂rn Alfthan  GRID-Arendal         Bjorn 2

 

Data Task

Group

 

  Marcin Wichorowski

 Polish Academy

 of Sciences

     Marcin Wichrowski 2

 

Stakeholder

Task Group 

 

  Rikke Becker Jacobsen      Aalborg University      Rikke Becker Jacobsen 4

Training and

Education

Task Group

  Sigrun Jonasdottir

 Technical University

 of Denmark

 DTU Aqua

     Sigrun Jonasdottir 2

 

 

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