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HomeClimate411Researchers find the dynamics behind the remarkable August 2018 Greenland polynya formation

Researchers find the dynamics behind the remarkable August 2018 Greenland polynya formation

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“We found that the thinnest sea ice cover in August since 1978 and the modest southerly wind were responsible for the formation and maintenance of this polynya.” said leading author Prof. Chang-Qing Ke. with Nanjing University.“Sea ice drift patterns have become more responsive to atmospheric forcing due to thinning of sea ice cover with climate change.”

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