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Arctic Sea Ice Death Spiral

February 21st, 2013 No Comments

I made this movie to visually demonstrate the dramatic decrease in Arctic sea ice happening right now. When I was born, in 1979, the minimum summer sea ice extent in the Arctic was about 17,000 cubic kilometers. In 2012, it was less than 5,000 cubic kilometers. The red points show weekly estimates of sea ice […]

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