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Antarctic sea ice reaches new record high

(Phys.org)—Two weeks after a new record was set in the Arctic Ocean for the least amount of sea ice coverage in the satellite record, the ice surrounding Antarctica reached its annual winter maximum—an ...

Oct 12, 2012 4.6 / 5 (11) 22

Reanalyses find rising humidity in the Arctic

(Phys.org) -- Direct, reliable observations of atmospheric conditions stretch as far back as the mid seventeenth century, with otherwise consistent records being punctuated by periodic updates in methods, practitioners, and ...

Jul 06, 2012 4.3 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Arctic ice nears record low

A new record low could soon be set for ice in the Arctic. The past five years have seen the lowest extent of sea ice since satellite measurements began in the 1970s.

Sep 15, 2011 3 / 5 (2) 2

Research vessel Polarstern at North Pole

You can't get any "higher": on 22 August 2011 at exactly 9.42 a.m. the research icebreaker Polarstern of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association reaches the ...

Aug 23, 2011 not rated yet 0