Video summaries and interactive charts showing what Arctic sea ice is and why it’s important.
What 100-year-old ships' logbooks tell us about the future of Arctic sea ice
By combining the logbook data with modern computer simulations, researchers have extended estimates of Arctic sea ice volume all the way back to 1901.
What is the Arctic Sea Ice Minimum?
No Record, But Arctic Sea Ice Will be Among 10 Lowest
Arctic sea ice extent won't reach a record low this year, but it is still declining and could place in the top 10.
Why Does the Melting of Arctic Sea Ice Matter?
Due to the clear link to their diminishing habitat, polar bears have become the poster children for the direct impact of this lost Arctic sea ice. But how does this missing ice affect the rest of us? How are our futures connected to the future of the polar bear?
Watch How Quickly Arctic Sea Ice Is Disappearing
With no ice in the Arctic the seas will warm faster, which will cause Greenland’s ice to melt, which will flood our coasts.
Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice Raises Security Concerns
Shrinking ice cover is making the Arctic more accessible to various countries, commercial entities and researchers, among others."While…
Studying The Ripple Effects Of Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice
Scientists have frozen their ship to an ice floe to study the causes and consequences of diminishing Arctic ice, in the hopes of improving how the Arctic is represented in climate models.
What Would Our World Be Without Arctic Sea Ice?
We might find out if we don't start making changes today.
How much would it cost to geoengineer thicker Arctic sea ice?
A fleet of sea-ice-building wind turbines might be up to the task.
Arctic sea ice trends near a record low for this time of year
After tying for second lowest extent in September, Arctic sea ice began expanding rapidly. But that has turned around dramatically in October.
British man drives a TVR from the Arctic Sea to the tip of South America
How much Arctic sea ice are you melting? Scientists have an answer
The average American uses enough fossil fuels to melt roughly 50 square meters of Arctic sea ice every year.
Here's How Much Arctic Sea Ice You Melt Each Year
New research helps illustrate your contribution to climate change
What is that mysterious 'pinging sound' coming from the Arctic sea floor?
An unidentified noise has confounded hunters in Canada's remote north who say the pinging sound is scaring away game.
Arctic Sea Ice Is Getting Younger. Here Is Why That Is a Problem.
How loss of Arctic sea ice further fuels global warming
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — For much of the year, the Arctic appears as a crumpled white sheet of ice and snow before great chunks break off around the edges in spring, forming a sea
Arctic Seas in a Time of Change: Status, Trends, and Implications Within and Beyond the Arctic
Status General Information Arctic researchers, policymakers and community and cultural leaders will discuss key themes of Arctic interest during armchair conversations. Invited to attend are community members, interested Alaskans and visiting delegations. These informal sessions hosted during the Week of the Arctic’s Arctic Interchange offer meaningful insight into priority issues of the Arctic, highlight university expertise, and engage community members About this talk Within living memory,…
Thinner Arctic sea ice could mask long-term climate trends
Multiyear ice now covers less than one-third of Arctic Ocean
The Physical And Mechanical Properties Of Arctic Sea Ice During Melt Season
The Arctic Ocean is undergoing a series of changes in sea ice, whose concentration and thickness, as well as multiyear ice volume, has decreased