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Russian Icebreakers Stuck in the Arctic Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t 1saveenergy – Two Russian icebreakers have become stuck in metre thick ice fields, on their return from a journey to escort supplies to Russia’s northernmost port. Icebreakers make historic Arctic voyage, then get stuck in frozen sea on return journey By The Siberian Times reporter 17 January 2017 Vessels…

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Airborne thermometer to measure Arctic temperatures

From the MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY Physicists find a way to measure precise ocean temperature from afar Russian scientists from the National University of Science and Technology MISiS, MIPT, and Prokhorov General Physics Institute (GPI) of the Russian Academy of Sciences have compared the effectiveness of several techniques of remote water temperature detection based…

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#AGU16 NOAA’s releases their annual Arctic Report Card

Today at the AGU convention in San Francisco, NOAA’s NSIDC released their annual Arctic report card, which I copy below without comment. In a story released by AP, NSIDC’s director Mark Serreze said: “Personally, I would have to say that this last year has been the most extreme year for the Arctic that I have…