Arctic temperatures soar 45 degrees above normal, flooded by extremely mild air on all sides

Arctic temperatures soar 45 degrees above normal, flooded by extremely mild air on all sides

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Parallel melt pools and ice floes, Arctic. Melting Arctic sea ice has contributed considerably more to warming at the top of the world than previously predicted by climate models, according to analysis of 30 years of satellite observations. Captions and Photo source: NOAA / Dr. Pablo Clemente-Colon, Chief Scientist National Ice Center.

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On Monday and Tuesday, the northernmost weather station in the world, Cape Morris Jesup at the northern tip of Greenland, experienced more than 24 hours of temperatures above freezing according to the Danish Meteorological Institute…

Read Full Article; The Washington Post (02-22-2018)

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