Antarctic Sea-ice Processes and Climate (ASPeCt) Expert Group
The overall aim of ASPeCt is to understand and model the role of Antarctic sea ice in the coupled atmosphere-ice-ocean system. This requires an understanding of key processes, and the determination of physical, chemical, and biological properties of the sea ice zone. These are addressed by objectives which are:
The key scientific questions which must be answered to meet the objectives of the ASPeCt Programme are:
For more details, visit the ASPeCt website.