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A professor from Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences is set to travel to Massachusetts this week as one of only 12 scientists invited to speak at the International Arctic Science Committee. Professor Tim Rippeth, who gained his PhD is in Physical Oceanography at Bangor in 1994, is to talk to the conference about how the disappearance of Arctic sea ice will affect the rest of the world. Professor Rippeth will warn that the loss of ice cover could be the cause of extreme weather in the UK, such as the wet summers and severe winters experienced in recent years.

 

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Richard Dallison

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