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Climate Change Deniers vs Climate Scientists – Who's Right on Arctic Sea Ice? - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tossing down the gauntlet once again, Peter Sinclair challenges Joe Bastardi, the King of Climate Change Deniers, to a six-year review of Bastardi's 2010 prediction on Arctic sea ice behavior. Award-winning climate writer and videographer Sinclair is ...

Ice, wind and sea

Phys.Org - ‎5 hours ago‎
The article, "Air-sea exchange of carbon dioxide in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic marginal ice zone," is co-authored by Miller, a research associate in UAlbany's Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, and doctoral candidate Brian Butterworth.

First half of 2016 breaks heat records, Arctic sea ice reaches lowest levels: NASA

Radio Canada International - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The first six months of 2016 were the planet's warmest since meteorologists started keeping records in the late 19th century, while the Arctic sea ice shrank to its lowest extent since consistent satellite records began in the late 1970s, according to ...
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NASA science flights target melting Arctic Sea ice

Science Daily - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
This summer, with sea ice across the Arctic Ocean shrinking to below-average levels, a NASA airborne survey of polar ice just completed its first flights.

Simulating Sea Ice Leads at DKRZ

insideHPC - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Sea ice is an important component of the Earth System, which is often being discussed in terms of integrated quantities such as Arctic sea ice extent and volume. Sea ice deformation characteristics such as leads, on the other hand, have attracted ...

The obligatory global warming exploration ship stopped by sea ice thread

Hot Air - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The jokes pretty much write themselves since there doesn't seem to be any imminent danger to life and limb. The ship named Polar Ocean Challenge is in the process of demonstrating the real world effects of global warming by navigating the northeast and ...

Global Warming Expedition Stopped In Its Tracks By Arctic Sea Ice

Daily Caller - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The MV Akademik Shokalskiy is pictured stranded in ice in Antarctica, December 29, 2013. An Antarctic blizzard has halted an Australian icebreaker's bid to reach a Russian ship trapped for a week with 74 people onboard, rescuers said on Monday.
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Global Warming Expedition Stuck in Arctic Sea Because of Too Much Ice

Breitbart News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The Polar Ocean Challenge set out on a two-month campaign hoping to prove that the ice at the North Pole was melting. As the expedition's website explains, the group aimed to show “that the Arctic sea ice coverage shrinks back so far now in the summer ...
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Arctic Sea Ice Falls to Record Low in June

News Deeply - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
TORONTO, Canada - Sea ice cover in the Arctic beat a hasty retreat throughout June, reaching record-breaking levels by month's end.
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Melting sea ice brings danger and opportunity to Canada's Arctic

Deutsche Welle - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
For them, traveling on the sea ice to hunt for seals, whales and walrus is a necessity, since the tundra sustains little plant life.

Jumbled sea ice and minor erosion forecast for northern coast - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) A strong cold front moved through northern Alaska Friday morning pushing sea ice toward shore. Over the next few days, elevated surf, minor coastal erosion and broken up sea ice will likely impact the northwest coast of Alaska.
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New record for sea-ice loss in the Arctic

Radio Canada International - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The latest data shows that Arctic sea-ice has retreated again for the month of June, to reach the lowest extent for that month since satellite records began in 1979.

Alaska Bakes In Heat Wave While Arctic Sea Ice Continues To Melt

ThinkProgress - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Alaska Bakes In Heat Wave While Arctic Sea Ice Continues To Melt. by Sydney Pereira Jul 14, 2016 3:39 pm. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark Thiessen.

Arctic Sea Ice Collapse 26 June—16 July: Annual Average Volume (blog) - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
A new feature in this plot is the forecast seen above the dotted green line - #1/4@3.6-5.1k km³ - meaning Arctic sea ice volume will be somewhere between lowest ever to 4th lowest at autumn minimum on September 11th and in the range of 3.6 to 5.1 ...

Arctic Sea Ice Collapse 11—18 July: Annual Average Extent (blog) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Currently, however, the 2nd forecast for the autumn minimum extent points to a conservative 3.3—3.7 million km² ice–pack in Mid–September, which means we'll be lower than 2007 but higher than current record holder 2012.
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Cold and calculating: what the two different types of ice do to sea levels

The Conversation AU - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
Unravelling the confusion depends on appreciating the difference between the two different types of ice, which we can broadly term “land ice” and “sea ice” - although as we shall see, there's a little bit more to it than that. The two different types ...

June Set Record Low for Average Arctic Sea Ice

Global Trade Magazine (blog) - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Arctic sea ice during June 2016 was 100,000 square miles below the previous record set in 2010. So far, March is the only month in 2016 that has not set a new record low for Arctic ice.

Riches Lie Beneath the Chukchi Sea

News Deeply - ‎8 hours ago‎
The abundance of life on the seafloor and persistent late-season sea ice make the shallow Herald Shoal a hotspot for biodiversity, from bivalves to sea stars - and the walrus, bearded seals and gray whales that feed on them.
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Greenland's glacier lost a trillion tonnes of ice between 2011 and 2014

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In just the last few years, the region has lost roughly one trillion tonnes of ice, causing sea-levels to rise at an alarming rate.
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'The extraordinary years have become the normal years': Scientists survey radical Arctic melt

Washington Post - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
A group of scientists studying a broad range of Arctic systems - from sea ice to permafrost to the Greenland ice sheet - gathered in D.C.