National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

How rapid Arctic sea ice melt may alter global weather patterns

Thu, 01/12/2017
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Significant melting of Arctic sea ice is linked to changing global weather patterns, but climate scientists still have a lot of unanswered questions. "The Arctic is changing fairly rapidly," NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Lab oceanographer Dr. James Overland said, citing the record low ice extent in November 2016.