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Arctic Report Card 2007
 Home        Atmosphere        Sea Ice        Ocean        Land        Greenland        Biology
  red square   Atmosphere
red square   Sea Ice
yellow square   Greenland
yellow square   Biology
yellow square   Ocean
yellow square   Land
Warming and mixed signals

Atmosphere Atmosphere
Hot spot shifts toward Europe
Ocean Ocean
North Pole Temperatures at depth returning to 1990s values
Sea ice Sea Ice
Summer extent at record minimum
Greenland Greenland
Recent warm temperatures associated with net ice loss
Biology Biology
• Increasing tundra shrub cover and variable treeline advance
• Up to 80% declines in some caribou herds, while goose populations double
Land Land
Increase in permafrost temperatures is slowing down



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BAMS State of the Climate in 2006:    Executive Summary (PDF)  ::  Full report (PDF)