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Arctic Sea Ice Extent

Arctic Sea Ice Update: The Melt Is on, How Low Will It Go?

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

NASA Blue Marble view of Arctic sea ice on March 21, 2014 when it reached its maximum extent. (NSIDC) Arctic sea ice began its annual meltdown March ...

Why Arctic Sea Ice Melts So Quickly

Posted 01.22.2013 | Green

By Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: During the Arctic spring and summer, ponds of freshwater appear on the melting ice, dotting the land...

Arctic Sea Ice Shatters Record Low

Posted 09.19.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Now it’s official: as of September 16, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the sea ic...

Arctic Sea Ice Area May Have Reached Record Low

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

* Ice area shrinks past 2007 low - Nansen Center * New sign of climate change opening Arctic region * More access for oi...