sea ice

The ebb and flow of Arctic sea ice …


An ever-shrinking Arctic polar ice cap …


Arctic sea-ice cover sets another record low …


National Weather Service

The National Weather Service says the cold that’s gripped the Interior for the past few weeks will finally give way this week to milder temperatures. The weather service’s long-term forecast calls for normal temperatures and precipitation through the rest of the winter – except, possibly, in western Alaska.


A landmark maritime agreement for polar shipping …


Rules to reduce pollution from Arctic shipping …


National Weather Service

The National Weather Service predicts near-normal seasonal conditions over the next three months in most of Alaska. Climate Science and Services Manager Rick Thoman says the only exceptions may be in western and northwestern Alaska, where there's a fair chance of above-normal temperatures and precipitation, and in the eastern Interior and Southeast panhandle, where there's a chance of a cooler-than-normal temperatures.


Sea ice growing slowly in a warming Arctic ...


A binational meeting of military minds …


National Weather Service

Residents of the Interior will likely see more snow and a cold snap or two this winter.


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