Science install sensors to monitor breakup of Arctic summer sea ice

July 17, 2014 3:30 PM

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Science install sensors to monitor breakup of Arctic summer sea ice

Researchers released robotic gliders along the ice, using GPS to monitor the separating ice.

Arctic ice has been of growing concern for climate scientists, as evidence of imminent patterns of climate change. This summer, however, the Beaufort Sea has had international researchers monitoring the retrograde of its ice sheets in an unprecedented number, in an effort to better understand patter...

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