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Alaska Science Forum: Joke's on Alaskans when it comes to climate change

...the Canning River, slant easterly to Kaktovik and then double back to Prudhoe Bay. There, arctic climate scientist Mark Serreze and Andrew Slater will join for a ride southward to Toolik Field Station. Eight hundred miles of snow sampling and riding...
Arctic sea ice maximum may reach record low in satellite era

...Maximum sea ice is usually recorded in mid-March. Scientists will wait a few days to declare the 2015 maximum, said Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, but the decline is notable."We're seeing that the maximum...
Polar bears disappearing from region

...we've seen over the past decade, 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...
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...


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