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Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic & Global Warming

Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic & Global Warming

Experts Urge Year-round Research On Arctic And Global Warming Science Daily (September 11, 2009) — Arctic and Antarctic research teams pulled back to warmer...

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Effects of Arctic warming seen as widespread

Effects of Arctic warming seen as widespread

Effects of Arctic warming seen as widespread By Randolph E. Schmid, AP Science Writer San Francisco Chronicle (September 10, 2009) -- Arctic warming is...

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Scientists Seek New Emphases In Arctic Climate Change Research

Scientists Seek New Emphases In Arctic Climate Change Research

Scientists Seek New Emphases In Arctic Climate Change Research Science Daily (September 10, 2009) — Much of circumpolar Arctic research focuses on the...

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Winds cause sea ice to spread in August

Winds cause sea ice to spread in August

Sea ice data updated daily, with one-day lag. Orange line in extent image (left) and gray line in time series (right) indicate 1979 to 2000 average extent for...

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Arctic sea ice thickness down 53 percent

Arctic sea ice thickness down 53 percent

Arctic sea ice thickness down 53 percent United Press International (September 3, 2009) -- U.S. scientists using satellite data and records from cold war...

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Arctic ‘warmest in 2,000 years’

Arctic ‘warmest in 2,000 years’

Arctic 'warmest in 2,000 years' By Richard Black, Environment correspondent BBC News (September 3, 2009) -- Arctic temperatures are now higher than at any...

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Arctic 'warmest in 2,000 years'

Arctic 'warmest in 2,000 years'

Arctic 'warmest in 2,000 years' By Richard Black, Environment correspondent BBC News (September 3, 2009) -- Arctic temperatures are now higher than at any...

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SOI Alumni – Apply to join CYD for COP15: Sept. 14 Deadline

SOI Alumni – Apply to join CYD for COP15: Sept. 14 Deadline

Students on Ice Expeditions (SOI) is now accepting applications to join the Canadian Youth Delegation (CYD) to the 15th annual Conference of the Parties to...

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SOI Alumnus first female to summit unnamed peak

SOI Alumnus first female to summit unnamed peak

SOI Alumnus Rosie Bettle (Arctic ‘07/Antarctic University ‘09), second from the left, is the first female in the world to climb a 6,029 metre (19,780...

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i2P World Expedition: Baffin Island Trek

i2P World Expedition: Baffin Island Trek

On Tuesday, five young people, selected from applicants all across North America, embarked on the adventure of a lifetime - hiking, eating, and sleeping...

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