COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Arctic continues to break records in 2012: Becoming warmer, greener region with record losses of summer sea ice and late spring snow
Description: The Arctic region continued to break records in 2012-among them the loss of summer sea ice, spring snow cover, and melting of the Greenland ice sheet. This was true even though air temperatures in the Arctic were unremarkable relative to the last decade, according to a new report. [Source: NOAA News]
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Source: NOAA News
Publish Date: 12/5/2012
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