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Six scenarios for Eurasian Arctic

Six scenarios for Eurasian Arctic

As part of the TWASE research project of the Finnish Meteorological Institute, six different scenarios have been created for the Eurasian Arctic, which stretches from the Norwegian Sea to the Bering Strait. The scenarios were outlined on the basis of literature and a two-day expert workshop and the aim is to get an idea of what the region will look like in 2040.

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Riina Haavisto, tel. +358 5036 33808,

Karoliina Pilli-Sihvola, puh. 050 3094 660,

Atte Harjanne,

Adriaan Perrels,

Timo Vihma,



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