Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 23:29
Arctic sea ice last month was around 50 per cent higher in volume compared with a year earlier, following a recovery in area this summer, the European Space Agency (ESA) said today.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 11:22
For the first time, the Laser Vegetation Imaging Sensor, or LVIS, is set to fly aboard NASA`s new C-130 aircraft to map Greenland`s ice sheet and surrounding Arctic sea ice following a summer`s melt.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 18:47
With sea ice at its lowest point in 1,500 years, ecological communities in the Arctic are being affected by its continued and even accelerated melting over the next decades, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 16:06
Reductions in Arctic sea ice levels may influence patterns of atmospheric circulation both within and beyond the Arctic.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 15:25
A new study has delinked an unusually large summer cyclone originating in Siberia from last year`s record low for Arctic sea ice.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 18:10
Researchers at MIT have developed a new method for optimally combining models and observations to accurately simulate the seasonal extent of Arctic sea ice and the ocean circulation beneath.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 14:06
Last month the world witnessed two opposite records concerning sea ice.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 06, 2012, 19:12
Low-lying island nations that are threatened by the rising sea levels this century could see the disastrous consequences of climate change far sooner than expected, researchers say.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 09:47
Polar bears could soon disappear from parts of the Arctic due to global warming, a climate-change expert has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 14:51
As sea ice shrinks to record lows, one of the world’s leading ice experts has predicted the final collapse of Arctic sea ice in summer months within four years.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 12:50
In an alarming sign, scientists have warned that Arctic sea ice is dramatically melting at a faster rate than previously thought, which may accelerate the effects of global warming.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 01, 2012, 12:45
The thicker ice, known as multi-year ice, survives through the cyclical summer melt season, when young ice that has formed over winter just as quickly melts again.
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