The United States Navy is drawing up a plan to operate in what is rapidly becoming a seasonally-open Arctic Ocean, and thus a new theater of operations.
The amount of sea ice that covers the Arctic Ocean at the end ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mashable
According to the latest report from the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), this winter exhibited a series of particularities, especially in terms of the vast differences between temperature levels in the Arctic and over the United States ...FULL ARTICLE AT Softpedia
A group of investigators at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, was recently able to determine in a new study that Arctic sea ice melt rates are heavily influenced by the increasing amount of warm water rivers ... FULL ARTICLE AT Softpedia
Summit Voice: Averaged across the Arctic, the melt season is lengthening by five days each decade, with much of the change coming in the fall, when a warmer ocean simply takes longer to freeze than in the past. “The extent ... FULL ARTICLE AT EcoEarth
It seems like 2 weeks has passed since we last wrote in this blog. We had hit the Ice hotel in Kiruna Sweden where we had spent the first night in a warm room - then we were up and at ... FULL ARTICLE AT Travellerspoint
Nature World News: The Arctic sea ice season is shortening by five days per decade, with the appearance of sea ice becoming delayed by warmer weather, according to new research. Writing in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, University College London ...FULL ARTICLE AT EcoEarth
The Arctic (pronounced /ˈɑrktɪk/ or /ˈɑrtɪk/) is the region around the Earth's North Pole, opposite the Antarctic region around the South Pole. The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
The word Arctic comes from the Greek αρκτικός (arktikos),... Full
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