Monday, March 19, 2012

Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis: Mar 6, 2012
February ice extent low in the Barents Sea, high in the Bering Sea

As in January, sea ice extent in February was low on the Atlantic side of the Arctic, but unusually high on the Pacific side of the Arctic, remaining lower than average overall. At the end of the month, ice extent rose sharply, as winds changed and started spreading out the ice cover.

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