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Arctic sea ice extent reached its maximum on February 25, 2015 at 14.54 million square kilometers (5.61 million square miles).
Sensing Our Planet 2014 is out and now available in iBooks.
NSIDC scientists present new research on Arctic sea ice extent predictions, buried lakes in Greenland, and avalanche mapping at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California.
Check out the list of all NSIDC-related talks, poster presentations, and sessions at this year's American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting at San Francisco, California.
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