Arkiv for kategorien ‘Arctic Monitoring’

NOAA: 2012 was one of the 10 warmest years on record globally

onsdag, 7. august 2013

noaa state 2012

NOAA: Worldwide, 2012 was among the 10 warmest years on record according to the 2012 State of the Climate report…

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White House warned on imminent Arctic ice death spiral

fredag, 3. maj 2013

guardian: Senior US government officials are to be briefed at the White House this week on the danger of an…

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Arctic Sea Ice minimum, sept 1979 -sept 2012.

mandag, 29. april 2013

arctic sea ice

Arctic News: Above a tilted screenshot from the animation below, by Andy Lee Robinson, of Arctic Sea Ice minimum volumes…

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The ten lowest maximums in arctic sea ice have occurred in the last ten years .

tirsdag, 26. marts 2013

arctic sea ice 2013 march

NSIDC: Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the year on March 15 at 15.13 million square kilometers (5.84…

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Global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius could see permanently frozen ground thaw

torsdag, 21. februar 2013

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Evidence from Siberian caves suggests that a global temperature rise of 1.5 degrees Celsius could see permanently frozen ground thaw…

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CryoSat reveals major loss of arctic ice

onsdag, 13. februar 2013

cryosat 2013 esa

ESA: An international team of scientists using new measurements from ESA’s ice mission has discovered that the volume of Arctic…

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A new approach to assessing future sea level rise from ice sheets

mandag, 7. januar 2013

Bristol University: Future sea level rise due to the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could be substantially…

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Clearest evidence yet of polar ice losses

fredag, 30. november 2012

ESA 2012

ESA: After two decades of satellite observations, an international team of experts brought together by ESA and NASA has produced…

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A Quest to Document Earth’s Disappearing Glaciers

torsdag, 1. november 2012

yale 360 extreme ice

Yale Environment 360: For James Balog, it all began with a 2005 National Geographic assignment to photograph the world’s rapidly…

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High-Arctic Heat Tops 1,800-Year High

lørdag, 29. september 2012

LDEO: Summers on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard are now warmer than at any other time in the last 1,800…

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Carbon Release from Collapsing Coastal Permafrost in Arctic Siberia

torsdag, 30. august 2012


ScienceDaily — In this week’s issue of Nature a study led by Stockholm University, with collaborators from Russia, US, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Spain…

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Arctic sea ice breaks lowest extent on record

tirsdag, 28. august 2012

nasa ice polar aug 2012

NASA:  According to scientists from NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colo., the…

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2012: The ‘Goliath’ melting year

torsdag, 16. august 2012

Greenland Melting: Melting in Greenland set a new record before the end of the melting season. Over the past days,…

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Aerial Photographs Reveal Late–20th-Century Dynamic Ice Loss in Northwestern Greenland

torsdag, 2. august 2012

ScienceDaily: Despite the current and rapid melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, it remains far from certain just when we…

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Satellites See Unprecedented Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Melt

onsdag, 25. juli 2012

NASA greenland ice melt july 2012

Extent of Greenland ice melt, July 8-12

NASA: For several days this month, Greenland’s surface ice cover melted over a larger…

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Massive algal blooms under Arctic sea ice

tirsdag, 12. juni 2012

A shifting Arctic

Standford: While the discovery marks the first direct observation of an under-ice bloom, the conditions that allow for…

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Warming turns tundra to forest

mandag, 4. juni 2012

Oxford University: In just a few decades shrubs in the Arctic tundra have turned into trees as a result of…

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Climate Change & International Security: The Arctic as a Bellwether

fredag, 25. maj 2012

C2ES: In its most recent assessment of global climate change, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences concluded, “A strong body…

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Precise Data On Arctic Sea Ice Thickness

onsdag, 25. april 2012

ESA: After nearly a year and a half of operations, CryoSat has yielded its first seasonal variation map of Arctic…

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NRC Releases Report on the State of Polar Regions

fredag, 6. april 2012

U.S. National Research Council released a synthesis of reports from thousands of scientists in 60 countries who took part in the…

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Signs of thawing permafrost revealed from space

tirsdag, 27. marts 2012

ESA: Satellite are seeing changes in land surfaces in high detail at northern latitudes, indicating thawing permafrost. This releases greenhouse…

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Greenland ice sheet may melt completely with 1.6 degrees global warming

søndag, 25. marts 2012

PIK: The Greenland ice sheet is likely to be more vulnerable to global warming than previously thought. The temperature threshold…

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Gravity is climate

mandag, 19. marts 2012


GFZ: For the first time, the melting of glaciers in Greenland could now be measured with high accuracy from space.…

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Arctic warms to highest level yet as researchers fear tipping points

mandag, 13. februar 2012

Mongabay: Last year the Arctic, which is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth due to global climate change, experienced…

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Arctic Report Card: Update for 2011

torsdag, 26. januar 2012

What’s new in 2011?

Persistent warming has caused dramatic changes in the Arctic Ocean and the ecosystem it supports.

Ocean changes include…

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Global Warming Has Pushed the Arctic into a “New Normal”

torsdag, 1. december 2011

noaa arctic report 2011

NOAA: Persistent warming has caused dramatic changes in the Arctic Ocean and the ecosystem it supports.

Ocean changes include reduced sea…

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Canadian Ice Shelves Breaking up at High Speed

torsdag, 29. september 2011

Canadian ice shelves are changing at an unexpected rate, with almost 50 per cent lost in the last six years,…

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New pathway along Northern Sea Route

onsdag, 28. september 2011

northern searoute barents arctic

BarentsObserver: Tankers shipping along the Northern Sea Route now choose a new and more northern pathway.  Retreating ice makes it…

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Scientists raise concerns regarding erroneous reporting of Greenland ice cover

tirsdag, 20. september 2011

Scientists from the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) have raised concerns regarding what they believe are erroneous claims of a 15%…

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New atlas shows extent of climate change

lørdag, 17. september 2011

Guardian: The world’s biggest physical changes in the past few years are mostly seen nearest the poles where climate change…

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Scientists weighs changes of the Greenland ice sheet

fredag, 16. september 2011

The Cryosphere

ICESat has provided surface elevation measurements of the ice sheets since the launch in January 2003, resulting in a…

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Arctic sea ice extent small as never before

mandag, 12. september 2011

arctic sea ice minimum 2011 bremen university

Credit: University of Bremen

Alerting message from the Arctic: The extent the the Arctic sea ice has reached on Sep. 8…

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Both the Northwest Passage and the Northern Sea route appear to be open

torsdag, 8. september 2011

NSIDC: Arctic sea ice extent averaged for August 2011 reached the second lowest level for the month in the 1979 to…

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Total volume of Arctic ice shrank to record low in 2010

torsdag, 8. september 2011

Alaska Dispatch: The total volume of Arctic sea ice shrank last fall to the smallest amount ever observed during the…

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Newly Discovered Icelandic Current Could Change North Atlantic Climate Picture

tirsdag, 23. august 2011

An international team of researchers, including physical oceanographers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), has confirmed the presence of…

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State of the Climate in 2010

onsdag, 29. juni 2011

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Several large-scale climate patterns influenced climate conditions and weather patterns across the globe during 2010. The transition from a warm…

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Nuuk Ministerial Meeting Documents

mandag, 16. maj 2011

A linked list of documents released during this ministerial is available for your perusal. This list will be updated during…

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Snow, Water, Ice, Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA)

torsdag, 12. maj 2011

SWIPA Display 2011-05-12 20-21-23 AMAP arctic

Scientists have known for decades that global climate change has been having an outsized impact on the Arctic, but according…

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Alert: Global sea level is projected to rise by 0.9–1.6 m by 2100

onsdag, 4. maj 2011

AMAP Conference 2011-05-04 10-13-56

AMPA: Latest science supports an unprecedented rate of change in the Arctic.

The observed changes in sea ice on the Arctic…

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Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

onsdag, 4. maj 2011

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) 2011-05-04 09-41-59 AMAP

AMAP is an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS).

Now a programme…

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Atmospheric CO2 data