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Sea level has jumped off the east coast of north America since March, 2013. The warmest and saltiest water ever seen in the northwest Atlantic is mixing with icy water drained from the Arctic ocean ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 203 Recommends
Yesterday, Pakalolo posted an important diary about the recently discovered acceleration in melting underneath the floating ice shelf ice sheet which supports the massive East Antarctica glacial ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 10:33 AM PDT with 181 Recommends
It’s not just the surface area of sea ice covering the Arctic that matters — the thickness and overall volume of the ice play a critical role in just how stable the ice pack is and how it ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 05:37 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Chukchi Sea waves crash on the coast at Barrow on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Marc Lester / ADN archive Analyzing 3 decades of weather data, scientists have discovered a gut wrenching rise in ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 09:27 AM PDT with 160 Recommends
Scientists have discovered that large ocean waves can travel through sea ice for hundreds of miles before their oscillations are finally diminished, according to BBC News. The up and down motion ...
by jamess
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 29, 2014 at 06:46 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Arctic sea ice formation processes concentrate plastic particles into the ice. This figure shows the total number of microplastic pieces presented as values per cubic meter of ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 04:31 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
Edge of ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 215 comments on Wed Mar 05, 2014 at 09:52 AM PST with 436 Recommends
Update: The developing Arctic cyclone is now a little bit stronger than forecast.
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 71 comments on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 09:23 AM PDT with 231 Recommends
500mb heights Normal for May 21 to June 6; 1980-2010 Average 500mb heights for May 21 to June 6 ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 166 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 07:22 AM PDT with 399 Recommends
A strong Arctic storm is endangering Russian scientists who have been studying the Arctic from a research station anchored to moving Arctic sea ice. The Arctic ocean's surface is starting to ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 07:18 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Well I guess there's a first time for nearly everything -- here's another such first time milestone, probably destined to be noticed only by " Guinness " ... and climate geeks. Rowers’ attempt ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 03, 2013 at 04:47 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
A new study, "Acceleration of snow melt in an Antarctic Peninsula ice core during the twentieth century," published in the journal, Nature Geoscience , indicates that the rate of the summer ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 09:47 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The polar vortex was persistently weak from November 2012 through March 2013. At the peak of winter, in mid-January, the polar vortex was split in two by a massive sudden stratospheric warming. ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 302 Recommends
The story of the century is the warming of our planet. The evidence used in the story continues to build with a new satellite CyroSat- 2 (CS2), launched in April 2010 which gives the most accurate ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 07:50 AM PST with 128 Recommends
2012 was a year of unprecedented melting across the Arctic. The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on earth and the consequences are shocking. Sea ice area and volume plummeted to the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST with 34 Recommends
The North Pole ice cap is melting, and it's melting fast. It is melting much faster than what climate models predicted just a decade ago. The longer we play the, Yes Global Warming is happening, ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 04:51 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Pearlescent blue clouds mysteriously appeared in far northern latitudes after the eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia. Perhaps these noctilucent clouds existed before the massive eruption threw ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 107 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 06:10 PM PDT with 209 Recommends
Arctic sea ice extent measured by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) set a new record minimum today. All doubt is gone that 2012 will obliterate all the old record lows on sea ice area, ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 86 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 166 Recommends
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA: the Japanese version of NASA), which keeps tabs on Arctic sea ice extent from satellites, today released data showing that the extent of Arctic sea ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 10:08 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Arctic sea ice volume has dropped 50% faster than models predicted, according to new data from the European Space Agency's Cryosat-2 satellite that measures sea ice thickness. "Preliminary analysis ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 119 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 02:49 PM PDT with 187 Recommends