Sea Ice Change Around Alaska and Impacts on Human Activities

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 10:00 AM AKST
Hajo Eicken, University of Alaska

Hajo Eicken, University of Alaska
The Arctic sea-ice cover is rapidly transforming, with sustained northward retreat of the summer ice edge and thinning of the pack ice. The seas around Alaska have experienced some of the largest changes anywhere in the Arctic. The talk will discuss some of the causes of such change and what this may mean for coastal communities, marine ecosystems and industrial activities.

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