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Witold Szczuciński witek [at]

Institute of Geology

Adam Mickiewicz University

+48-61-829-6025 ul. Bogumiła Krygowskiego 12 Poznan wielkopolskie 61-680 Poland professor

Carbon burial rates and fluxes in polar fjords; Sedimentation and sediment accumulation rates in glacimarine environment; Iceberg-roll generated waves; Tsunami; Svalbard; Greenland

sedimentology, geochemistry, geohazards, marine geology, Quaternary geology,

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James Syvitski james.syvitski [at]

Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)

University of Colorado

303-735 5482 4001 Discovery Drive Boulder Colorado 80309 United States Director

Arctic hydrology as affected by climate change. Geophysical signatures of glacimarine and glacigenic sediments on continental margins. Flocculation of sediment fronting tidewater glaciers. Numerical modelling ice sheet dynamics.

marine science, sedimentology, global change

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Geir Systad geir.systad [at]

Department of Arctic Ecology

Norwegian Institute of Nature Research (NINA)

+47-7775-0417 Polar Environmental Centre Tromsø N-9296 Norway

Feeding ecology, distribution, and survival of arctic sea ducks. Distribution of seabirds in open sea, related to environmental factors. Monitoring of breeding seabirds in Norway.

avian ecology, environmental impact assessment, geographic information systems

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Heather Swystun hswystun [at] N/A

University of Northern British Columbia

867-777-3834 Box 1864 Inuvik Northwest Territories X0E 0T0 Canada Student

Tundra Swan reproduction and habitat use.

ecology, ornithology, biology

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James Swift jswift [at]

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)

University of California at San Diego

858-534-3387 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla California 92093 United States Researcher

Circulation and origin of Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas water masses. Denmark Strait overflow water mass origins and history. 3-50 year variability in water mass properties. High Latitude physical oceanography. World ocean circulation. Physical oceanography measurement and interpretation.

physical oceanography, ocean circulation, oceanography

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Daniel Swift swift [at]

Geophysical Institute (GI)

University of Alaska Fairbanks

907-474-7507 PO Box 755919 Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States Professor Emeritus

The Earth's magnetosphere and relation to aurora. The methodology is numerical simulation of plasma processes in space.

space physics, plasma physics, magnetospheric physics

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Calvin Swift klemyk [at]

Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory

University of Massachusetts

413-545-2136 Box 34410 Amherst Massachusetts 01003 United States

Radar altimeter measurements of the Greenland ice sheet (NASA). Radar and passive microwave observation of sea ice (ONR).

remote sensing

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Susanne Swibold hcorbett [at] N/A

Amiq Institute

403-678-5027 276 Three Sisters Drive Canmore Alberta T1W 2M7 Canada Researcher

Impact of development on human communities of the Bering Sea, and in turn their impact on their natural communities (specifically, comparing Pribilof Islands, Alaska to Commander Islands, Russia). Aleut cultures and their island ecosystem. Bering Sea bioregion: island ecosystems, island botany, fur seals, seabirds, involuntary social change, animal rights, religious beliefs, psychology.

Aleut culture, human/environment interaction

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Gary Swenson swenson1 [at]

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Illinois - Urbana

217-333-4232 1308 West Green Street Urbana Illinois 61801 United States

Auroral research at Sondrestrom, Greenland. Atmospheric Gravity wave studies at Sondrestrom and at South Pole Station, Antarctica.

aeronomy, auroral studies, atmospheric chemistry

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Arthur Sweet asweet [at]

Geological Survey of Canada - Calgary

Natural Resources Canada

403-292-7092 3303 33rd Street North West Calgary Alberta T2L 2A7 Canada Research Scientist

Biostratigraphy, phytogeography and palynology of Cretaceous and Tertiary sediments, Arctic Islands

geology, paleontology, paleobotany

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Jack Sweeney sweeney [at] N/A 978-526-7156 4 Jersey Lane Manchester Massachusetts 01944 United States Research Geophysicist

tectonophysics, marine geophysics, meteorites

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Peter Swarzenski pswarzen [at]

Department of Chemical Oceanography

U.S. Geological Survey

727-803-8747 ext 3072 600 4th Street South St. Petersburg Florida 33701 United States Ph.D.

U-series radionuclides, colloids, scavenging, and water mass residence times.

chemical oceanography

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Una Swain unas [at]

Division of Wildlife Conservation

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

907-267-2291 333 Raspberry Rd Anchorage Alaska 99518 United States

Steller sea lions and harbor seals.

marine mammals, natural history

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Martin Svenning martin.svenning [at]

Department of Arctic Ecology

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

+47-7775-0412 Polar Environmental Centre Tromsø N-9296 Norway Scientist

Life history strategies in Svalbard Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus). Cannibalism and migratory behaviour in Arctic Char.

fish ecology, Arctic Char

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Keld Hornbech Svendsen bfp [at] N/A

ASIAQ - Greenland Survey

+299-34880 PO Box 1003 Nuuk DK-3900 Greenland General Manager CEO

directory of the Home Rule Government owned firm ASIAQ. mapping, surveying, GIS, Climate, hydrology and enviroment in Greenland.

science management, mapping

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Harald Svendsen harald.svendsen [at]

Geophysical Institute

University of Bergen

+47-55-582-644 Allégaten 70 Bergen N-5007 Norway

1. Circulation and water exchange between shelf and deep waters off the coast of West Spitsbergen. 2. Tidal features in the Fram Strait. 3. Topographic waves on the shelf slope in the western Barents Sea. 4. The physical environment of Arctic fjords in Svalbard.

fjord/shelf oceanography, environmental sciences, ecosystem science

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Bjartmar Sveinbjornsson bsveinbjornsson [at]

Department of Biological Sciences

University of Alaska Anchorage

907-786-1366 EBL 125 A Anchorage Alaska 99508 United States Director

Polar treeline, tundra cryptogam carbon balance.

plant ecology, ecosystem science

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Yoshihiro Suzuki

Department of Biological Sciences

Kanagawa University

+81-463-59-4111 2946 Tsuchiya Hiratsuka 259-1205 Japan

North Water (NOW) Polynya project.

phytoplankton, cold adaptation, ecophysiology

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Robert Suydam robert.suydam [at]

Department of Wildlife Management

Alaska North Slope Borough

907-852-0350 PO Box 69 Barrow Alaska 99723 United States Senior Wildlife Biologist

Abundance, migration, breeding biology of eiders. Age, growth, reproduction, distribution, movements of beluga whales. Subsistence harvest, morphometrics of bowhead whales.

marine mammals, avian biology

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Marja-Liisa Sutinen marja-liisa.sutinen [at]

Rovaniemi Research Station

Finnish Forest Research Station

+358-16336-4408 Eteläranta 55 Rovaniemi FIN-96300 Finland Senior Scientist

Frost hardiness of forest trees in boreal forests. Effect of UV radiation of forest trees. Regeneration of forest trees on the timber line. Ecophysiology of forest trees on the timber line.

ecophysiology, cold adaptation, global change

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Pat Sutherland psutherl [at]

Archaeological Survey of Canada

Canadian Museum of Civilization

613-832-2244 1154 Bayview Drive Constance Bay Ontario J8X 4H2 Canada

Early History of Arctic Canada

archaeology, Inuit and Dorset culture, prehistory

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Luis Suter lsuter [at]

Department of Geography

603-769-9305 1922 F Street, NW Washington District of Columbia 20052 United States Graduate Research Assistant

Urban Sustainability

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Robert Suryan rob.suryan [at]

Hatfield Marine Science Center

Oregon State University

541-867-0223 2030 SE Marine Science Drive Newport Oregon 97365 United States Wildlife Biologist

Reproductive biology, foraging ecology, and population biology of seabirds - primarily Black-legged Kittiwakes.

seabirds, avian ecology, marine ecology

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Finn Surlyk finns [at]

Geological Institute

University of Copenhagen

+45-3532-2453 Øster Voldgade 10 Copenhagen K DK-1350 Denmark

Geology of Mesozoic rift basins of East Greenland. Geology of Early Paleozoic basins of North Greenland. Geology of Offshore East Greenland (shelf). Petroleum geology of Greenland.


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Leena Suopajarvi leena.suopajarvi [at]

Department of Social Studies

University of Lapland

+358-16-3412638 PL 122 Rovaniemi FIN-96101 Finland Assistant in Sociology

Local disputes about constructing hydro power in Finnish Lapland.


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