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CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE, K. G. Boyd

K. G. Boyd –  The Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College UHI, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK pp. 83-99|  Article Number: 7 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract The unprecedented increase in the atmospheric concentration of CO2 can be attributed to the added carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere from human activity such as the burning of fossil fuels. One method for preventing carbon dioxide from human activity reaching the atmosphere is carbon capture…

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SCIENCE AND SCHOOL IN THE FACE OF THE GLOBAL CHANGE IN THE OCEANS, J.A. CARIDE

J.A. Caride  – University of Santiago de Compostela (Department of Pedagogy and Didactics) pp. 3-4   |  Article Number: 2 Published Online: February, 2018 About the author of the review Professor of Social Pedagogy at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). Coordinator and principal investigator of the Research Group in ‘Social Pedagogy and Environmental Education (SEPA-interea)’, a competitive reference in the Galician University System. Commissioner of the USC…

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Didactic dissemination articles

EUROPEAN PROJECT “EduCO2cean” AT ALVES MARTINS SECONDARY SCHOOL (ESAM) – A PROJECT MEANT FOR TWO YEARS THAT PROMISES TO CONTINUE IN A DIFFERENT FORMAT, F. Pinho & G. Pereira & E. Lima

F. Pinho,  G. Pereira,  E. Lima – Alves Martins Secondary School (ESAM), PORTUGAL pp. 45-52   |  Article Number: 4 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract This short manuscript presents the activities carried out by students and teachers from ALVES MARTINS secondary school (ESAM) under the scope of the European project EduCO2cean, co-funded by ERASMUS+. These activities included lecturettes by students and teachers, talks and lectures by invited speakers, performances of the students, exhibitions, seminars and…

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Climate-Related Changes in the Arctic Environment, T. Zieliński & M. Darecki & J. M. Węsławski

T. Zieliński & M. Darecki & J. M. Węsławski –  Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Science, POLAND pp. 116-130   |  Article Number: 9 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract  It is an unquestionable fact that the Arctic climate is being transformed and as a result of these changes it is being warmed at a rate two to three times higher than the global average (IPCC, 2013). The evidence of climate change can be observed…

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The Role of Ocean Currents in Arctic Climate Change, W. Walczowski

Waldemar Walczowski –  Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Science, Spot, Poland pp. 131-149   |  Article Number: 10 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract  Water very efficiently absorbs solar radiation. Therefore, the seas and oceans are huge reservoirs of heat. They gather heat in the summer, and transfer it to the atmosphere in the winter. But the seas and oceans are dynamic structures, water is in constant motion. The article describes how oceanic currents are…

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Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea – State and Effects, E. Andrulewicz

Eugeniusz Andrulewicz – National Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Poland pp. 53-68 |  Article Number: 5 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract This paper describes eutrophication in the Baltic Sea which is generally recognized as the most challenging environmental concern and a top priority for the countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. Eutrophication is described in relation to the Baltic Sea catchment area, historical developments, climate change, economic activities, and to the lifestyle of the Baltic nations. This…

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The Impact of Climate Change in the Baltic, J. Piskozub

Jacek Piskozub – Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences; Sopot, Poland pp. 69-82 |  Article Number: 6 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract  The ongoing climate change affects all regions of the world, including the oceans and their coastal areas. The Atlantic Ocean and the coastal, nearly land-locked Baltic sea, are no exceptions. The region of the Baltic Sea experiences both increases in temperatures and precipitation changes, however the rate of change varies for…

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Climate Change Impacts on Marine Invasive Species, C. Nall

Chris Nall – The Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK pp. 100-115   |  Article Number: 8 Published Online: March, 2018 Abstract  This chapter presents evidence and predictions regarding the impacts of climate change on marine invasive species, with specific relevance to the seas of northern Europe. Invasive species have a drastic impact onmarine ecology and can be a nuisance to industries that operate in marine environments. In some cases they can…

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