The area of ice in the Arctic has decreased by more than 100 thousand square meters
For four years, the area of the ice cover was less than 100 thousand square meters, amounting to 14.54 million square meters, compared to 14.64 million recorded in 2011.
The process of melting ice Arctic set a new record. It showed American scientists from the National Center for the Study of snow and ice in Boulder, writes, “Rossiyskaya Gazeta».
According to research by experts in four years the area has become less ice cover more than 100 thousand square meters, consisting of 14 54 million square meters, compared to 14.64 million recorded in 2011. Experts noted not only increase the area of melting ice, but the rate of disappearance cover – in particular, this year it began 15 days before they are: melting peak usually falls in the period from February to April, then gradually minimized by September.
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