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Arctic Warming Up Fast

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2019/03/arctic-warming-up-fast.htmlOn March 30, 2019, Arctic sea ice extent was 13.42 million km², a record low for the measurements at ads.nipr.ac.jp for the time of year. [ click on images to enlarge ]As the Arctic warms […]

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Dangerous situation in Arctic

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/11/dangerous-situation-in-arctic.htmlIn the North Pacific, the flow of warmer water is clearly visible (see images right, green circle left). In the North Atlantic, huge amounts of heat are moving into the Arctic Ocean (green circle right). […]

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What Does Runaway Warming Look Like?

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/10/what-does-runaway-warming-look-like.htmlThe forcing caused by the rapid rise in the levels of greenhouse gases is far out of line with current temperatures. A 10°C higher temperature is more in line with these levels, as illustrated by […]

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The once-thickest Arctic sea ice has gone

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/08/the-once-thickest-arctic-sea-ice-has-gone.htmlThe image below shows Arctic sea ice north of Greenland and around Ellesmere Island. This is the area where for thousands of years the sea ice has been the thickest, in many places remaining thicker […]

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Disappearance of Arctic Sea Ice

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2018/07/disappearance-of-arctic-sea-ice.htmlThe image on the right shows sea surface temperatures on July 6 for the years 2014 to 2018 at a location near Svalbard (at 77.958°N, 5.545°E), with an exponential trend added based on the data. […]