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Hudson's Bay has a huge influence on climate in Eastern Canada. The tree line plunges around this big mass of water. Could there be some synergetic effect between Hudson's Bay freezing later/thawing earlier and weather patterns over Greenland?
Toggle Commented Dec 20, 2012 on More from Greenland at Arctic Sea Ice
More information on Permafrost can be found at the International Permafrost Association: http://ipa.arcticportal.org/ Here is a working group of the IPA dedicated to permafrost and climate: http://www.permafrost.su/en
@Paddy Russia has now started construction of three very large nuclear ice breakers which will allow for year round shipping via the northern route. http://www.barentsobserver.com/en/arctic/three-new-nuclear-icebreakers-pipeline-14-11
Record number of ships traveled the northern sea route: http://www.barentsobserver.com/en/arctic/2012/11/46-vessels-through-northern-sea-route-23-11
Russia building more icebreakers: http://www.barentsobserver.com/en/arctic/best-bidder-gets-nuclear-icebreaker-deal-03-07
I was wondering what effect the earlier and warmer influx of fresh water from the rivers flowing into the Arctic may be causing
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2012 on Fringe fries at Arctic Sea Ice
However 2010 was a real scorcher in the Canadian Arctic http://www.ec.gc.ca/adsc-cmda/default.asp?lang=en&n=B49D9F0B-1
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2012 on Fringe fries at Arctic Sea Ice
The Canadian archipelago was +3 C above average last year... not good for the sea ice up there http://www.ec.gc.ca/adsc-cmda/default.asp?lang=En&n=77842065-1
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2012 on Fringe fries at Arctic Sea Ice
A discussion on the PETM possible causes: http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/geoscientist/page3699.html http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/geoscientist/page3700.html http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/gsl/geoscientist/page3701.html
Here is a Russian research site: http://www.permafrost.su/
Russia ordering 6 new icebreakers for the northern route.. "According to the news agency, Ivanov believes goods turnover at the Northern Sea Route could reach five million tons in the course of 2012. The new icebreakers are needed for the follow-up of the quickly expanding Arctic shipping." http://www.barentsobserver.com/russia-orders-six-new-icebreakers.4940947-116320.html
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2011 on Northern Sea Route almost open at Arctic Sea Ice
The first oil tanker is heading out to China via the north east passage: http://www.barentsobserver.com/seasons-first-oil-tanker-sails-northern-sea-route.4939088-116320.html
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2011 on Temps June 2011 at Arctic Sea Ice
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Jun 30, 2011