Arctic



Carbon Brief has a nice video up in which Climate Scientists briefly answer a few key questions regarding the recent low’s of both the Arctic and also the Antarctic sea ice. Let’s first ask – Who are “Carbon Brief”? Their “About Us” page lays it all out … Carbon Brief […]

Video: Climate scientists discuss record lows in Arctic and Antarctic sea ice


Victoria Herrmann, President and Managing Director of the Arctic Institute and a National Geographic explorer, has written a potentially important article …   As an Arctic researcher, I’m used to gaps in data. Just over 1% of US Arctic waters have been surveyed to modern standards. In truth, some of the maps we […]

Victoria Herrmann: “I am an Arctic researcher. Donald Trump is deleting my citations”




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February 2017 saw new records being established. Arctic sea ice extent for February 2017 averaged 14.28 million square kilometers (5.51 million square miles), the lowest February extent in the 38-year satellite record. This is 40,000 square kilometers (15,400 square miles) below February 2016, the previous lowest extent for the month, and 1.18 million […]

Is #Arctic Sea Ice decline natural?