Scientists to monitor Arctic summer melt at level not seen before

July 17, 2014 1:34 AM

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The study, which has been funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research, aims to improve understanding of the impact that weather has on the ice patterns.

An international team of researchers, headed by scientists from the University of Washington, aim to monitor the summer melt of the Arctic ice at a scale never seen before. The team,headed by Craig Lee of the school’s Applied Physics Laboratory, have visited the Beaufort Sea north of Alaska and plac...

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