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Art Exhibit at the National Academies of Science

DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Arctic Ice: A Visual Archive of a Unique Collaboration
Thursday, January 26 at 6:30pm.

Issues in Science and Technology, podcast Episode 24: Collaborations on Ice
by Cy Keener, Ignatius Rigor, and JD Talasek

High School environmental class collaborates with Arctic Study

Coast Guard Cutter Heal crew reaches the North Pole

US Coast Guard - Arctic Domain Awareness Flight September 2018

The USCG deploys buoys for the US Interagency/International Arctic Buoy Program (USIABP/IABP),
and ocean/atmospheric profilers for the Seasonal Ice Zone Reconnaissance Surveys (SIZRS).

Failure to communicate: US Navy seeks faster data transfers amid Arctic ice
by Andrew Eversden

Al Roker travels to the Arctic for firsthand look at climate change

The following news releases are in regards to three AXIBS deployed 9/7/2017
Navy Lead International Effort to Deploy Buoys Into the Arctic Ocean US Navy Lead International Effort to Deploy Buoys into the Arctic Ocean CHANNEL 2 NEWS:

All Press Interviews and Articles:

Zachary Boehm: Toy boats, Arctic ice and a science outreach success, Florida State University News, December 4, 2018 Alessandra Potenza: Here’s what vanishing sea ice in the Arctic means for you, The Verge, May 10, 2018 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Scientists find surprising evidence of rapid changes in the Arctic, January 3, 2018 Lauren E. Kipp, Matthew A. Charette, W.S. Moore, P. B. Henderson and I. G. Rigor: Increased fluxes of shelf-derived materials to the central Arctic Ocean, Science Advances, January 3, 2018 Laura Geggel: Evidence Mounts Against So-Called Climate Change Hiatus, Live Science, November 22, 2017 University of Alaska Fairbanks: Added Arctic data shows global warming didn't pause Phys Org, November 20, 2017 THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE: U.S. Navy Air-Drops Ice Buoys for Polar Research, September 12,2017 NAVY NEWS SERVICE: Navy Leads International Effort to Deploy Buoys Into the Arctic Ocean, September 13, 2017 Norwegian University of Science and Technology: Finding ways to fix the climate before it's too late, January 18, 2017 Andrew Freedman: North Pole hits melting point in time for Christmas, so Santa can just swim to you now, Mashable, December 22, 2016 Jon Erdman: The weirdest Weather Events of 2016, The Weather Channel, December 22, 2016 Jon Erdman: Bizarre Temperatures: North Pole Rises Above Freezing While Parts of Russia Plunge Below -40 Degrees, The Weather Channel, Nov 17, 2016 Nicole Mortillaro: Arctic temperatures soar to 30 C above normal, CBC, October 23, 2016 Bruce Dorminey: MEASURING THE MELTING ARCTIC SEA ICE, Pacific Standard, UPDATED: June 14, 2017 ORIGINAL: July 4, 2010 Hannah Hickey : Deep, old water explains why Antarctic Ocean hasn’t warmed, UW News, June 30, 2016 Angela Fritz: Freak storm pushes North Pole 50 degrees above normal to melting point, The Washington Post, Dec 30, 2015 Hannah Hickey: Snow Has Thinned on Arctic Ice, UW News August 13, 2014 Jet Propulsion Laboratory: NASA: Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt, California Institute of Technology, March 5, 2014 Hannah Hickey: Polar Science Weekend, UW News, March 4, 2014 PBS News Hour Weekend: Ground Zero of Climate Change in Alaska, Sept. 19, 2013 PBS: Melting Arctic Ice Changing Inupiat Eskimo Way of Life, Sept 19, 2013 PBS News Hour: China May Have New Shipping Shortcut Thanks to Melting Arctic Ice, Aug 20, 2013 Nancy Gohring: UW Scientists Team with Coast Guard to Explore Ice Free Arctic Ocean, UW NEWS, Oct 2, 2012 Peter N. Spotts: Shrinking Arctic Ocean sea ice signals climate change, Christian Science Monitor, Sep 4, 2008 Andrew C. Revkin: Fire Under North Pole Ice, July 3, 2008 U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Kempthorne: Remarks By Secretary Kempthorne, Press Conference On Polar Bear Listing, May 14, 2008. Revkin, Andy: Skeptics on Human Climate Impact Seize on Cold Spell. New York Times, March 2, 2008. Arnold, Elizabeth: How Serious is Climate Change in Alaska?, National Public Radio, Feb. 14, 2008. Kizzia, Tom: Polar ice may break 2007 record, Anchorage Daily News, Feb. 12, 2008. Tracy, John: The front lines of climate change, KTUU 2 News (NBC Anchorage), Feb. 11, 2008. NASA: NASA Examines Arctic Sea Ice Changes Leading to Record Low in 2007, Oct 1, 2007 Revkin, Andy: Arctic Melt Unnerves the Experts. New York Times, October 1, 2007. Glenn Farley: Polar bears Losing Their Habitat, KING 5 News, September 7, 2007. Revkin, Andy: Analysts See 'Simply Incredible' Shrinking of Floating Ice in the Arctic. New York Times, August 10, 2007. Miller, Bill: Misquoted scientists cry foul over polar bear editorial., January 3, 2007. (Follow up on misquote in an editorial in The Vancouver Province.) The Vancouver Province, Editorial: New polar-bear scare is a classic case of blinkered thinking. December 29, 2006. (This was a misquote which the Miller, 2007 article above followed up.) Erickson, Jim: Scientists: Arctic sea ice tells of warming. Rocky Mountain News, September 14, 2006. O'Hanlon, Larry: Arctic Ice Melt Close to Record Low. Discovery News, September 6, 2006. Erickson, Jim: Team's ice work heats up. Rocky Mountain News, September 5, 2006. NSIDC News: Arctic Sea Ice News 2006 , 2006. Talbott, Chris: Arctic ice pack losing ground. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. April 10, 2006 Revkin, Andy: In a Melting Trend, Less Arctic Ice to Go Around. New York Times, September 29, 2005. Revkin, Andy: Arctic Ice Cap Shrank This Summer, Experts Say. New York Times, September 28, 2005. Kerr, Richard A., Scary Arctic Ice Loss? Blame the Wind, SCIENCE Magazine, v. 307, 5707, 203a, 2005. Cowen, Robert C.: In melting Arctic, warming is now. Christian Science Monitor, January 6, 2005. Winds, Ice Motion Root Cause Of Decline In Sea Ice, Not Warmer Temperatures. Science Daily, December 29, 2004. Holland, J.S., Breaking the Ice, v. 205, iss. 1, p 100-111, National Geographic, 2004. [Article] [Map of Arctic Forecast]