Rapid climate change in the Arctic

Rapid climate change in the Arctic



9 February 2010

Climate change is accelerating the disappearance of sea ice in the Arctic, according to early findings of a large-scale study that is part of the International Polar Year (IPY), a project organized by WMO and the International Council for Science. The study was the largest yet of the Canadian Arctic, involving more than 370 scientists from 27 countries researching aboard a vessel above the Arctic Circle.

More information
IPY Website
International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, 8–12 June 2010

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