Studies on Climate Change and the Sea Ice

UNEP Permafrost Report 2012
UNEP, Policy Implications of Warming Permafrost, 2012
Source: http://www.unep.org/pdf/permafrost.pdf
Source: The UNEP Press Release
Source: Press release of the Alfred Wegener Institute

Arctic Sea Ice 2013
→ National Ice and Snow Data Center, September 20, 2013
→ National Ice and Snow Data Center, October 3, 2013
→ Alfred-Wegener-Institute

Arctic Sea Ice 2012
NSDIC, Arctic sea ice 2012 - Study National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), University Colorado/Boulder, Arctic Sea Ice Extent 2012
Quelle: http://nsidc.org/news/press/2012_seaiceminimum.html

KlimaCampus, Arctic Sea Ice, German scientists, Presse release and additional information (German only)
Source: http://www.arctic-report.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/KlimaCampus-PK-Arktiseis-2012.pdf
Source: http://www.klimacampus.de/fileadmin/user_upload/klimacampus/1_Dokumente/7_Pressemitteilungen/Infotext_PK_Arktiseis_2012.pdf
Source: http://www.klimacampus.de/fileadmin/user_upload/klimacampus/2_Bilder/8_Presse/September_extent_1972_2012.jpg
Source: http://www.klimacampus.de/fileadmin/user_upload/klimacampus/2_Bilder/8_Presse/Meereis_17_Sept2012_und_Sept_Klimatologie_150dpi.jpg
Source: http://www.klimacampus.de/fileadmin/user_upload/klimacampus/1_Dokumente/7_Pressemitteilungen/Bildbeschreibung_Sea_Ice_2012_09_18.pdf

Alfred-Wegener-Institute (German only)

Return to Bremerhaven: Research vessels Polarstern returns from central Arctic
http://www.arctic-report.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/AWI-Polarstern-Eisminimum2012.pdf

NGO statements

WWF
http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?206231/Record-Arctic-ice-low-drives-urgent-global-action

Greenpeace
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/press/releases/Arctic-sea-ice-reaches-lowest-extent-in-recorded-history---Greenpeace-responds

Center for Biological Diversity
http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2012/arctic-ice-09-19-2012.html

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSDIC), University of Colorado/Boulder

NSIDC Sea Ice September 2013
Source: http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2013/09/draft-arctic-sea-ice-reaches-lowest-extent-for-2013/
Source: http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/2013/10/a-better-year-for-the-cryosphere/

NSDIC, Arctic sea ice 2012 - Study by National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), University of Colorado/Boulder
Source: http://nsidc.org/news/press/2012_seaiceminimum.html

NSIDC - Sea Ice September 2011

NSDIC, Arctic sea ice 2011 - Study by National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), University of Colorado/Boulder
Source: http://nsidc.org/news/press/20111004_MinimumPR.html

 

Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Bremen

Meereisflächen in der Arktis so klein wie nie, 9. September 2011

Sea Ice extent in Arctic never this low, September 9, 2011 (German only)
Quelle/Source: http://www.uni-bremen.de/universitaet/presseinfos/pressemitteilungen/einzelanzeige/article/meereisflaechen-in-der-arktis-so-klein-wie-nie.html?cHash=7fc01f2eb8cef754ecc9eede7a32c208

 

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), Bremerhaven

→ The AWI Press Release concerning the UNEP Permafrost Report 2012

AWI - 30 Jahre Polarstern

AWI 30 Years Research Vessel Polarstern (Press release, January 31, 2012 - in German only)

Source: http://www.awi.de/de/aktuelles_und_presse/pressemitteilungen/detail/item/30_years_of_hard_work_for_science_awi_celebrates_rv_polarsterns_birthday/?cHash=846122627ad953f35b20dd3781dae2a6

AWI - Simultaneous ice melt in Antarctic and Arctic

Simultaneous ice melt in Antarctic and Arctic, December 1, 2011

Source: http://www.awi.de/en/news/press_releases/detail/item/pm_science_uebersetzung_einsetzen/?tx_list_pi1%5Bmode%5D=6&cHash=661b0d73f66466cdff7cf87a1c9c0ec8

AWI - Correlation between summer sea ice cover and winter weather in Central Europe

New study shows correlation between summer Arctic sea ice cover and winter weather in Central Europe

Source: http://www.awi.de/index.php?id=71&type=123&cHash=559ecbc0c21a93e1a9471343efa32d0e&L=0&tx_list_pi1[uid]=921&filename=awi.pdf

Further documents published by AWI

Young and thin instead of old and bulky: Researchers report on changes in Arctic sea ice, October 6, 2011
Source: http://www.awi.de/en/news/press_releases/detail/item/pm_rueckkehr_englisch_einsetzen/?tx_list_pi1%5Bmode%5D=6&cHash=f324fbe28b3bdc3c27577cd487004bfe

How did the first Arctic ozone hole form in spring 2011? October 4, 2011
Source: http://www.awi.de/en/news/press_releases/detail/item/ozon_pm_englisch_einsetzen/?tx_list_pi1%5Bmode%5D=6&cHash=d9931481fa7c7c6763c44cde88bbb53a

 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report 2013

Working Group I: Press release, Summary and Statements
→Press release
→Summary for Policymakers
→Headline-Statements
→WMO-Statement
→Full report

→Statement Center for Biological Diversity
→Statement WWF

IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007

Working Group I: The Physical Science Basis
Source: http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_ipcc_fourth_assessment_report_wg1_report_the_physical_science_basis.htm

Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
Source: http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg2/en/contents.html

Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, Chapter 15, The Polar Region
Source: http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg2/en/ch15.html

Working Group III: Mitigation of Climate Change
Source: http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg3/en/contents.html

Fourth Assessment Synthesis Report
Source: http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/syr/en/contents.html

 

US Geological Survey (USGS)

Arctic Cruise Explores Changing Ocean, August 10, 2011

Source: http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=2876

 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Arctic Report card 2011
Source: http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard/

 

ArcticNet, Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada

Annual Report 2009/2010
Source: http://www.arcticnet.ulaval.ca/pdf/media/AR2010.pdf

 

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP)

ACCAP Sea Ice Project
Source: http://ine.uaf.edu/accap/research/sea_ice_project.htm

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