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Icebreaker’s cyclone encounter reveals faster sea ice decline

By Heather McFarland | April 29, 2021

In August 2016 a massive storm on par with a Category 2 hurricane churned in the Arctic Ocean. The cyclone…

Submit observations to improve river breakup forecasts

By Heather McFarland | April 23, 2021

Spring has arrived in Alaska, which means it is time to submit your observations of river ice breakup. Photos of…

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