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Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers

...burning of 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/study-blames-humans-most-melting-glacie
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Alaska Science Forum: Earth's coldest spot is not in Alaska

...south-facing 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-13/alaska-science-forum-earths-coldest-
Outdoors
Mild 2013 cuts Arctic a break, though warming woes remain

...levels have 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-13/mild-2013-cuts-arctic-break-though-warm
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Winds and ice stop adventurers' Northwest Passage journey

...this year a 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-20/winds-and-ice-stop-adventurers-northwes
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The glacier(s) of Attu

...fallen 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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-15/glaciers-attu
Outdoors
Cold spell near? Geologist digs deeper on climate change

...on land 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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-10-17/cold-spell-near-geologist-digs-deeper
Not For Web
Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size

...18 percent smaller than the previous record of 1.61 million square miles set in 2007, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo. Records go back to 1979 based on satellite tracking."On top of that, we're smashing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-20/arctic-ice-shrinks-all-time-low-half-19
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Global warming means more Antarctic ice

...is with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts.Many experts agree. Ted Scambos of the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Colorado adds: "It sounds counterintuitive, but the Antarctic is part of the warming as well."And...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-11/global-warming-means-more-antarctic-ice
State
Ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty

...estimated to be twice as intense as elsewhere on the planet. Latest evidence from the University of Colorado's National Snow and Ice Data Center suggests that the Arctic ice cover has shrunk to 1.58 million square miles, the smallest it's been since...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-08/ratify-law-sea-treaty
Opinion
Warm Arctic sets record for summer sea ice melt

...away from the poles, scientists say.The National Snow and Ice Data Center reported Monday that the extent of Arctic...We're not going back."___Online:National Snow and Ice Data Center: http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-27/warm-arctic-sets-record-summer-sea-ice-
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