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Arctic ice cover second lowest Level

Last month the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record. Satellite data from NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado in Boulder showed that the summertime sea ice cover narrowly avoided a new record low. The September 9, […]

Melting of Arctic ice to pause for a decade?

A NCAR research team has found that the Arctic ice, under current climate conditions, might expand for about a decade before it follows the current declining trend. The study published in Geophysical Research Letters, Read more in this UCAR article. Title: Interannual to multidecadal Arctic sea ice extent trends in a warming world Authors: Jennifer […]

Record low Arctic ice cover in July

The average Arctic ice cover of about 7.92 million square kilometers (3.06 million square miles), during the month of July, is the new record in lowest Arctic ice cover for the month.  (clicking on the image on the left takes to the National Snow and Ice Data Center’s original image). The according to a report […]