Hi from Alaska.Science World's editors are willing to go to the ends of the Earth To the Ends of the Earth is a trilogy of novels by William Golding, consisting of Rites of Passage (1980), Close Quarters (1987), and Fire Down Below (1989). to track down a good story. And that's exactly what I did last May. To get the scoop on climate change, I sailed for 30 days with scientists aboard a U.S. Coast Guard cutter in the Bering Sea--between Alaska and Russia.
According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. scientists, Earth is warming. And the polar regions polar regions: see Antarctica; Arctic, the. are feeling this heat the most.
What does that mean for the animals and plants that live in icy regions? To find out, I joined Jackie Grebmeier and Lee Cooper, scientists at the University of Tennessee The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system in the American state of Tennessee. , on the Healy icebreaker icebreaker, ship of special hull design and wide beam, with relatively flat bottom, designed to force its way through ice. When the icebreaker charges into the ice at full speed, its sharply inclined bow, meeting the edge of the ice, rises upon it, and the weight of as they searched for answers. With support from the National Science Foundation, Grebmeier and Cooper have been studying the northern Bering Sea's ecosystem for two decades.
This year, Science World brings you a special climate-change series based on my expedition with Grebmeier and Cooper. You'll learn what they've found and if there is hope for the future. Look for the articles beginning in the October 9 issue.
--Patricia Janes, Editor