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2009-10-01 12:00:00

The US space agency says it is ready to start a study of the Earth's southern ice-covered regions to identify changes in sea ice, ice sheets and glaciers.

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2009-09-24 12:25:25

According to a study that might help predict rising sea levels linked to climate change, scientists are surprised at how fast coastal ice in Antarctica and Greenland is thinning.

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2009-09-19 07:20:00

This summer’s melt of Arctic sea ice might not have been quite as bad as the past two years, but satellite images reveal that it has now had the third biggest melt in 30 years.

2009-09-17 15:19:40

CU-Boulder's Snow and Ice Data Center analysis shows negative summertime ice trend continues.

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2009-09-02 13:15:49

Arctic thawing is likely to result in worldwide consequences - from an increase in greenhouse gases and global weather pattern changes.

2009-09-02 08:45:05

U.S. scientists using satellite data and records from cold war submarine missions have found Arctic Ocean ice thickness has declined 53 percent since 1980. This summer, a group of U.S.

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2009-09-02 10:30:00

Back in 2002, NASA created a film using satellite data that took viewers on a tour of Earth’s frozen regions. This year, NASA visualizers are taking viewers on a return trip to see how things have changed over the years.

2009-09-01 16:36:37

This summer, a group of scientists and students — as well as a Canadian senator, a writer, and a filmmaker — set out from Resolute Bay, Canada, on the icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent.

2009-08-31 11:26:19

The conference showed that the Arctic climate is changing rapidly in a number of different ways

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2009-08-20 15:10:00

Average ocean surface temperatures reached an all-time high in July, according to a new US agency report.


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Arctic Ocean
2013-04-18 22:31:23

The Arctic Ocean which is located in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Arctic north polar region, is the shallowest and smallest of the world’s five major oceanic divisions. The International Hydrographic Organization recognizes it as an ocean, although, some oceanographers consider it as the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply, the Arctic Sea, classifying it a Mediterranean sea or an estuary of the Atlantic Ocean. Alternatively, the Arctic Ocean can be considered as the northernmost...

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