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Arctic Report Card

Coming soon....... Arctic Report Card Update for 2011 will be released December 1, 2011
  red square   Atmosphere
red square   Sea Ice
yellow square   Biology
yellow square   Ocean
red square   Greenland
yellow square   Land
Red boxes: Consistent evidence of warming.
Yellow boxes: Many indications of warming.

Arctic climate is impacting mid-latitude weather, as seen in Winter 2009-2010

Sea Ice
Summer sea ice conditions for previous four years well below 1980s and 1990s

Upper ocean showing year-to-year variability without significant trends

Low winter snow accumulation, warm spring temperatures lead to record low snow cover duration

Record setting high temperatures, ice melt, and glacier area loss

Rapid environmental change threatens to disrupt current natural cycles

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