Arctic

Sea Ice Extent Sinks to Record Lows at Both Poles

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached on March 7 a record low wintertime maximum extent, according to scientists at NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado. And on the opposite side of the planet,

NASA Improves Forecasts of Summer Arctic Sea Ice

A new NASA forecasting model based on satellite measurements is allowing researchers to make better estimates, Joinfo.com reports. Many animal and plant species are impacted directly by changes in the coverage of sea ice across the Arctic. Uncertain weather conditions through spring