All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘arctic ocean’

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Up 50% This Year

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that the volume of Arctic sea ice measured this year is up 50% from the volume measured in 2012. The ESA’s CryoSat satellite measured 9,000 cubic km or sea ice back in October, up from the 6,000 cubic km measured in 2012. This new measurement bucks the declining ice measurements measured in the …

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NASA New Discovery: Microscopic Plants Found in Arctic Waters

NASA new discovery: In case you were wondering, it’s not space-oriented. No, according to the folks at Space Ref, an expedition to the Arctic Ocean has uncovered an area saturated in microscopic marine plant life, one that’s richer than any other ocean on Earth. ICESCAPE (Impacts of Climate on EcoSystems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment) took a good, …

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