Engaging Forecast Users During the Year of Polar Prediction

  • Winfried Hoke
  • Kirstin Werner
  • Helge Goessling
  • Thomas Jung
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTHSYST)

Abstract

Triggered by global climate change, the rapidly changing polar environments increasingly capture public awareness. In the north, Arctic sea-ice opening comes with many opportunities for economic development, transport and tourism but also bears substantial changes and high risks for humans and nature.

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Acknowledgements

The contents of this article have significantly benefited from discussions and collaboration with the PPP-SERA group. In particular, we thank the PPP-SERA co-chairs Daniela Liggett, Jackie Dawson, and Machiel Lamers who provided very helpful comments to an earlier version of this article.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Winfried Hoke
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kirstin Werner
    • 1
    • 2
  • Helge Goessling
    • 1
    • 2
  • Thomas Jung
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine ResearchBremerhavenGermany
  2. 2.International Coordination Office for Polar PredictionBremerhavenGermany

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