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Polar bears disappearing from region

...decade-and-a-half, the rate of decline has really accelerated," said Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Colorado. And 2007 was "a wake-up call" for scientists because sea ice shrank to a low scientists had not...
Arctic nation: Contender or pretender?

On Sept. 15, the National Snow and Ice Data Center released data suggesting that 2011 was the second lowest Arctic Ocean ice extend year on record since 1979. Without question...
Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers

...fossil fuels, but climate change is the biggest factor, said Ted Scambos, a scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.The study showed that it took time for global warming and other factors to build up and cause melting. That lag...
Alaska Science Forum: Earth's coldest spot is not in Alaska

...ridge in western Antarctica. According to the man who noticed the temperature, Ted Scambos at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo., that and another day during Antarctica's polar night are the coldest surface temperatures...
Mild 2013 cuts Arctic a break, though warming woes remain

...all occurred in the last seven years.The 2013 figure "is simply natural variability," said National Snow and Ice Data Center director Mark Serreze, who wasn't part of the NOAA report but praised it. "There is nothing about the year 2013...
Winds and ice stop adventurers' Northwest Passage journey

...lot of it got blown into the (Canadian) Archipelago."As of September 18, researchers at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado, had not yet announced the official end of the northern sea ice melt season, but did say that...
Cold spell near? Geologist digs deeper on climate change

...and sea, there has been no discernible rise in global temperatures since 1992. According to the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the Arctic ice sheet increased by 533,000 square miles over the summer, to a size roughly half that of Europe...
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The glacier(s) of Attu

...snow that, over many years, compresses into large, thickened ice masses," researchers for the National Snow and Ice Data Center wrote on their website. "Some glaciers are as small as football fields."Unlike other low-elevation glaciers...
Arctic sea ice levels at record low

...sea ice in the Arctic on Friday than ever before on record, and the melting is continuing, the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported. Sound off on the important issues at "Today is a historic day," said Mark Serreze, a senior research...
Warm Arctic sets record for summer sea ice melt

...the poles, scientists say.The National Snow and Ice Data Center reported Monday that the extent of Arctic sea ice shrank...not going back."___Online:National Snow and Ice Data Center:


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