Discussion Sessions

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Topics are put forward for discussion and debate in each of the discussion sessions.

Discussion Session 1:

Theme: Arctic Biology

conclusions, major unanswered questions, field studies, requirements from physical disciplines, interdisciplinary connections

Discussion Session 2:

Theme: Arctic Physical State and Change

general conclusions, gaps in understanding, how can we begin to predict future change in physical parameters based on a 50-year data record of the Arctic

Discussion Session 3:

Theme: Mechanisms for Arctic Change

identification of primary mechanistic relationships, missing variables and knowledge gaps

Discussion Session 4:

Theme: Conceptual Models and Future Outlook

improvements to established parameter relationships, potential for conceptual models of Arctic climate change, feasibility of future predictions


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