Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Declining Sea Ice


Just made aware of this useful image, which shows how sea ice in the Arctic is likely to decline.

Credits:

http://maps.grida.no/go/graphic/projected_changes_in_arctic_p
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Cartographer/designer/author credit (Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal)

Data Sources: ACIA. 2004. Impacts of Warming Arctic: Arctic Climate Impact Assessment. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ESRI Inc. 1993. Digital Chart of the World. Redlands, USA: ESRI. NGA. 2000. VMAP 0, Version 5. http://geoengine.nga.mil/ geospatial/SW_TOOLS/NIMAMUSE/webinter/rast_roam.html (accessed July 14, 2006) Patterson, T. 2006. CleanTOPO2. http://www.shadedrelief.com/cleantopo2/ (accessed July 20, 2006)

2 comments:

Richard said...

This is a silly forecast. Prove to me first that the caps have indeed declined, in other words, wheres 1900-2000?

GeoBlogs said...

Thanks for your visit Richard.