Ice News: Traditional Arctic Weather Cycle Gone, Life & Weather Consequences just getting started


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 13 December 2017

 

 

ICE NEWS

Traditional Arctic Weather Cycle Gone

Life & Weather Consequences just getting started

Arctic report card 2017,
Earth Sky, December 12, 2017.

Gist
"...the Arctic shows no sign of returning to the reliably frozen region it was decades ago..."


Facts from "2017 Report Card"

2nd highest Air Temps

Lowest Ice Maximum

Hot Ocean Temps

More Plankton: warming

Greener Tundra: thawing

Snow Cover: mixed

Greenland: less melt

 

2017 Arctic Reports

Sea Ice Minimum and Arctic Summer of 2017 Information:
End of the Summer Melt, 8th Lowest of 13 Measured

 

 

Water News

  

 

December 2017 High Sierra General News

 

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