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Arctic cap on course for record melt: US scientists
Summer Arctic Ice Cap in 2050 | Ecology Global Network
Why The Arctic Sea Ice Death Spiral Matters | ThinkProgress
Aug 26, 2012 . In the past week the Arctic sea ice cover reached an all-time low, several . However bring back the summer ice cap would be effective as well .
Arctic Tipping Point: A North Pole Without Ice by Fen Montaigne ...
Aug 30, 2012 . It doesn't look like the Arctic anymore. The summer ice used to look like a cap that nearly filled the Arctic basin. It now looks like a raft with room .
The Truth Behind the Shrinking Arctic Ice Cap The Patriot Post
1 day ago . There is no sugar coating the fact that the Arctic sea ice is well below normal. . The Atlantic is in its warm stage now, so the ice cap is being attacked . The decline in summer sea ice cover has also coincided with a rapid .
Arctic Ice Cap is Heading for Oblivion
Sep 7, 2012 . The Cambridge University expert says that the Arctic ice cap is heading for oblivion. In 1980, the Arctic ice in summer made up some 2% of .
Arctic Report Card
Persistent warming has caused dramatic changes in the Arctic Ocean and the . Continued dramatic loss of ice sheet and glacier mass, reduced snow extent and . decline in ice age and summer extent, and the warmer, fresher upper ocean.
UK ice boffin: 'Arctic melt equivalent to 20 years of CO2' The Register
Sep 7, 2012 . The August Arctic ice cap has had its ups and downs in the last 30-plus . it tends to be, the more likely it is to melt during the Arctic summer.
Arctic ice cap on course for record melt | COSMOS magazine
Aug 22, 2012 . Scientists collecting water samples on the Arctic ice cap, which is . at Boulder said the summer ice in the Arctic was already nearing its lowest .
Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks to Record Low - weather.com
2 days ago . 17; Summer Storm Spins Over the Arctic; Glassy Sea Ice with Iceberg; Sunset in the Arctic; Varied Arctic Sea Ice; Arctic Sea Ice Lead. The sheet .
Arctic Ice Cap to Vanish During Summers : Discovery News
Oct 15, 2009 . The Arctic ice cap will disappear completely in summer months within 20 to 30 years, a polar research team said as they presented findings .
Experts Warn Of 'Near Ice-Free Arctic In Summer' In A Decade | The ...
Sep 6, 2012 . If the current annual loss of around 900 cubic kilometres continues, summer ice coverage could disappear in about a decade in the Arctic.
Arctic Ice | www.arcticwarming.net
For several years now, Arctic summer sea ice extent has been decreasing. . Scientists at CIRES estimate that if the entire Greenland ice sheet, which contains .
Consequences of Global Warming - Global Warming Effects | NRDC
Arctic summers could be ice-free by 2040, and sea levels could rise as much as 23 . According to NASA, the polar ice cap is now melting at the alarming rate of .
Arctic Weather and the Polar Environment | Polar Cruises
the Arctic polar region is generally kinder and gentler than its southern . Pack ice still covers nearly half of the Arctic Ocean even in the summer, when the . In the Arctic, tundra is found in the southern regions, and ice caps are further north.
Polar climate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are two types of polar climate: ET, or tundra climate; and EF, or ice cap . the Arctic and Antarctic tree lines and the 10 °C (50 °F) summer isotherm; i.e., .
Arctic sea ice levels to reach record low within days | Environment ...
Aug 23, 2012 . Arctic ice : North Pole Webcam picture showing ice cap melting . [but] we can expect the Arctic to be ice-free in summer by 2050," said Stroeve.
Arctic/Polar Amplification Effect OSS Foundation
Loss of the Arctic Ice cap in Summer melt season. The summer cooling effect of the ice cap will be lost. The resulting accelerating warming will increase the .
Death Spiral Watch: Experts Warn 'Near Ice-Free Arctic In Summer ...
Sep 5, 2012 . The Cambridge University expert says that the Arctic ice cap is . I believe that the beginning of the rapid decline in Arctic summer sea ice .
Polar ice cap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A polar ice cap is a high latitude region of a planet or natural satellite that is . Earth's north pole is covered by floating pack ice (sea ice) over the Arctic Ocean.
Satellites show meltdown of Arctic ice cap underway
Aug 27, 2012 . It means that, unless the pole grows dramatically cooler, the Arctic ice cap is very likely to vanish entirely during summer by the middle of this .
Arctic Death Spiral: How It Favors Extreme, Prolonged Weather ...
Aug 22, 2012 . But the death spiral of Arctic ice deserves attention beyond its obvious . declines in summer Arctic sea ice by 2020 and since the extreme weather is already . I' m all for saving the arctic ice cap, but I think it's going to take a .
Climate of the Arctic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The entire island of Greenland, although its ice sheet and ice-free coastal regions . The Arctic waters that are not covered by sea ice in late summer, including .
Dr. Jeff Masters' WunderBlog : Half of the polar ice cap is missing ...
Extraordinary melting of sea ice in the Arctic this summer has shattered the . The polar ice caps help to regulate global temperature by reflecting sunlight back .
World of Change: Arctic Sea Ice : Feature Articles
Layers of frozen seawater, known simply as sea ice, cap the Arctic Ocean. . The ice melts just as dramatically each summer, generally reaching its minimum in .
NSIDC Press Room: Arctic sea ice minimum 2011
Oct 4, 2011 . The Arctic ice cap grows each winter as the sun sets for several months and shrinks each summer as the sun rises higher in the northern sky.
Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Lowest Extent Ever Measured, Reports ...
Aug 27, 2012 . Every summer the Arctic ice cap melts down to what scientists call its minimum before colder weather builds the ice cover back up. The size of .
Sea ice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The most important areas of pack ice are the polar ice packs formed from seawater in . in which water molecules freeze on to the bottom of the existing ice sheet, . The summer minimum Arctic ice extent for 2010 was the third lowest over the .
Arctic ice hits record low, with several weeks of summer melting left ...
Aug 28, 2012 . Arctic ice cap set for record-breaking summer melt session · 5,000 more . Ice Data Centre has confirmed its predictions that the Arctic ice cap .
Arctic sea ice melting on par with 2007 record | Environment ...
Aug 1, 2012 . Catlin Arctic trek to reveal true extent of melting ice caps . The ice is not recovering, its at record low summer levels and heading for something .
Along with the Arctic ice, the rich world's smugness will melt ...
Aug 27, 2012 . Arctic sea ice : A webcam at the north pole shows ice cap melting . Rate of summer ice melt smashes two previous record lows and prompts .
Antarctic ice sheet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Antarctic ice sheet is one of the two polar ice caps of the Earth. . interval when the Earth's orbit favored cool summers but Oxygen isotope ratio cycle marker .
Don't Panic! Arctic Ice Hits 'Record' Low!? Climate Depot Explains ...
Aug 27, 2012 . 'Current Arctic ice shifts are not 'proof' of man-made global warming, nor are they . ice in the Arctic Ocean melted to record low levels this overheated summer. . icecap should reduce at same rate as present melting in Arctic.
BBC Nature - Polar videos, news and facts
The frozen winter sea ice and cliffs of the Canadian Arctic . extremes, are the icy wastes of the continental ice caps and the frozen pack ice of the ocean.
Loss of Arctic ice could double mankind's contribution to global ...
Sep 6, 2012 . The Arctic's summer sea ice coverage halved between 1979 (when satellite . The polar ice cap reflects almost all the sunlight back into the .
Arctic Sea Ice | NRDC
Nov 22, 2005 . Most scientists view what's happening now in the Arctic as a harbinger of things to come. Since 1979, the size of the summer polar ice cap has .