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The freak warm Arctic weather is unusual, but getting less so

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Meyer, A and Kolstad, EW and Granskog, M and Graham, R, The freak warm Arctic weather is unusual, but getting less so, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 02 March (2018) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

The Arctic has been unusually warm since the beginning of 2018. In the past week air temperatures have hovered around 20℃ above normal or even higher. On February 25, the Cape Morris Jesup weather station in northern Greenland recorded 6.1℃, despite the fact that at this time of year, when the sun is still below the horizon, temperatures are typically around -30℃.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:Arctic, weather, Europe, climate change, storms, warm Arctic, North Pole, sea ice, polar vortex, atmosphere
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Atmospheric Sciences
Research Field:Climate Change Processes
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Author:Meyer, A (Dr Amelie Meyer)
ID Code:125342
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2018-04-13
Last Modified:2018-04-16
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