Sea and Lake Ice

A-68A Holding it Together
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A-68A Holding it Together

The huge Antarctic iceberg has floated into warmer waters, but it is still mostly intact.

Published Apr 20, 2020

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Sea Ice Below Normal Despite a Seasonal Bump
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Sea Ice Below Normal Despite a Seasonal Bump

Slight recoveries in the extent of sea ice at both poles were not enough to return to long-term normal levels.

Published Mar 24, 2020

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Drift Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk
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Drift Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk

Carried by winds and currents, sea ice can reach the coast of Hokkaido, Japan.

Published Mar 19, 2020

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Pine Island Glacier’s Newest Iceberg
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Pine Island Glacier’s Newest Iceberg

Iceberg B-49 calved from the Antarctic glacier in February 2020.

Published Feb 12, 2020

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Another Berg from Pine Island Glacier
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Another Berg from Pine Island Glacier

Cracks that spread across the floating ice for months have finally spawned new icebergs.

Published Feb 11, 2020

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