NOAA Arctic Report Card 2018

Arctic Report Card 2018

Effects of persistent Arctic warming continue to mount.

Continued warming of the Arctic atmosphere and ocean are driving broad change in the environmental system in predicted and, also, unexpected ways. New emerging threats are taking form and highlighting the level of uncertainty in the breadth of environmental change that is to come.

Featured image: Icebergs (Ilulisat, Vestgronland, Greenland) by Greenland Travel.

Issued annually since 2006, the Arctic Report Card is a timely and peer-reviewed source for clear, reliable and concise environmental information on the current state of different components of the Arctic environmental system relative to historical records.

More information is available on the NOAA site: Highlights of the Arctic Report Card and the complete Arctic Report Card: Update for 2018.

Posted in Climate Change, Environment.