Arctic Snowfall Has Shrunk By Half, Study Finds

August 14, 2014 6:39 PM

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Snow has thinned significantly in the Arctic, particularly on sea ice in western waters near Alaska, a new study has found.

The study led by the University of Washington and NASA, combined data collected by ice buoys and NASA aircraft with historic data from ice floes staffed by Soviet scientists from the late 1950s through the early 1990s.

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