Earth  ID: 13157

2019 Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Continues Trend of Decline

Every year, sea ice fluctuates through the seasons, growing in the winter and shrinking in the summer. This year, Arctic sea ice reached its annual maximum March 13, 2019. It wasn’t a record low, but it continued a trend of declining sea ice maximums and minimums.
 

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Keywords:
SVS >> Climate
DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Climate Indicators
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Cryosphere >> Sea Ice
GCMD >> Location >> Arctic
SVS >> Climate Change
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0