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Mild 2013 cuts Arctic a break, though warming woes remain

...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 that provides any evidence...
Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size

...couple decades with it getting much more extreme this year, surprisingly so, said snow and ice data center director Mark Serreze."Recently the loss of summer ice has accelerated and the six lowest September ice extents have all been in the past...
Global warming means more Antarctic ice large, it's a little like lumping together the temperatures of the Maine and California coasts, Vaughan says.Mark Serreze, director of the snow and ice data center, says computer models have long predicted that Antarctica would not respond...
Scientists: It's not too late yet for polar bears

...hinges on reducing greenhouse gas emissions - carbon dioxide and other pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, said Mark Serreze, director of the center. "Time is running out. Humankind needs to make a choice," he said. Time has already run...
Arctic winter ice melting at alarming rate

...flaw in global warming theory. The latest findings are "coming more in line with what we expected to find," said Mark Serreze, a senior research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo. "We're starting to see...
Climate scientist: 'The Arctic is screaming'

...earlier, according to new NASA satellite data obtained by The Associated Press. "The Arctic is screaming," said Mark Serreze, senior scientist at the government's snow and ice data center in Boulder, Colo. Just last year, two top scientists...
Biologists fear effect of low ice on walrus

...Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado. "Certainly we look like we're on a death spiral right now," said Mark Serreze, senior research scientist. "Losing that summer sea ice over by 2030, within some of our lifetimes, is a reasonable...
Walruses on Alaska shore alarm scientists

...Boulder, September sea ice was a whopping 39 percent below the long-term average from 1979 to 2000. Senior scientist Mark Serreze said in response that sea ice cover is in a downward spiral and may have passed the point of no return, with a possible...
Arctic sea ice levels at record low

...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 scientist at the center. "This is the least sea ice we've ever seen in the satellite record...
Melting sea ice forces walruses ashore

...this summer has surprised scientists because last winter lots of old established sea ice floated into the region, said Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo. But that has disappeared. Although last year...


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