Arctic



Operation IceBridge Spring Campaign Ends

NASA’s Operation IceBridge completes 2016 Arctic Spring Campaign which studied the Greenland Ice Sheet and Arctic sea ice. From NASA Operation IceBridge, NASA’s airborne survey…


NASA Study Reveals Arctic Greening

NASA satellite imagery highlights details of Arctic greening. Almost a third of the land cover – much of it Arctic tundra – is looking more like…





Pacific Affects Arctic Sea Ice Loss

Influence of sea ice loss on Arctic warming is shaped by temperatures in the Pacific Ocean. The crucial role that sea ice loss plays in rapid…



Arctic Sea Ice Annual Maximum New Low

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum annual extent on March 24, 2016, at some 14.52 million square kilometres – the lowest maximum extent on record. The maximum…


NSIDC: Arctic Sea Ice Chalks A New Low

Analysis from the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) shows that Arctic sea ice extent in February was the lowest on record since satellite…