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21 July 2011

Heat Wave At The North Pole Speeds Up The Big Melt

  There was update from the National Snow and Ice Data Center this week regarding the summer melt of Arctic Ocean sea-ice. It’s beginning to look as if a new record low in ice extent is possible by the time the melting ends in early September, passing the all time low set in 2007. Here is the update from NSIDC: Overview of conditions As of July 17, 2011, Arctic sea …


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