Published on Apr 7, 2013
Beaufort sea Ice Breakup 2013
NOAA Visualization lab
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured this view of extensive sea-ice fracturing off the northern coast of Alaska. The event began in late-January and spread west toward Banks Island throughout February and March 2013.
Decline in Ice thickness, multiyear ice
PBS Newshour Greenland Melt, interview with Tom Wagner