Y5 lessons on RMS Titanic

October 26, 2007 at 2:54 pm | Posted in Arctic, Climate change, Hazards, Icebergs, Lessons, RMS Titanic, Sea ice, Shipping, SS California, Titanic | Leave a comment

The Arctic is already experiencing an increase in shipping, primarily for oil and gas development and tourism*, and we can expect to see further increases as diminishing ice extent makes Arctic marine transportation more viable. The International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG) cautions that sea ice and icebergs will continue to present significant hazards to navigation for the foreseeable future.”

Less Arctic ice means higher risks, experts warn
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Welsh connection: Bangor University, Sir John Houghton on Arctic sea ice

October 4, 2007 at 6:32 am | Posted in Arctic, Bangor University, Climate change, Houghton, Sea ice, Wales | Leave a comment

Warmer sea ‘slows new Arctic ice’

Good for BBC News for Wales!

Welsh local news draws attention to this, because of the involvement of Continue Reading Welsh connection: Bangor University, Sir John Houghton on Arctic sea ice…

ESA satellite images record lowest Arctic ice cover

September 14, 2007 at 9:22 am | Posted in Arctic, Arctic sea ice, Climate change, ESA, European Space Agency, Images, Maps, Northern Passages, Observations, Records, Satellites, Sea routes, Visual aids | 4 Comments

Envisat ASAR mosaic of the Arctic Ocean September 2007 with open sea routesEnvisat ASAR mosaic animations for 1-11 September 2005, 2006, 2007
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