Sea ice off Alaska
April 16, 2018

A lack of persistent sea ice in waters around the Bering Strait this winter disrupted travel, damaged roads and other infrastructure, and prevented traditional hunting and fishing in several coastal communities in western Alaska. 

December 12, 2017

NOAA scientists have released the 2017 Arctic Report Card: the complete guide to climate conditions in the planet's Far North. 

December 6, 2017

In an ironic exclamation point to swift regional climate change in and near the Arctic, the average temperature observed at the weather station at Utqiaġvik has now changed so rapidly that in November 2017, it triggered an algorithm designed to detect artificial changes in a station’s record and disqualified itself from the NCEI Alaskan temperature analysis. 

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