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By Claude R. Dugua, Alain Pietroniro

Published by means of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

The North, with its sizeable and sundry landscapes, sparse inhabitants, and chilly weather has regularly challenged its explorers: bodily, mentally, logistically, and technically. The clinical group specifically has identified such demanding situations some time past and does so this present day, specifically in mild of the projected intensification of weather swap at excessive latitudes. certainly, there are transparent indicators that modify is already ongoing in lots of environmental variables: Air temperature and annual precipitation (including snow fall) are expanding in lots of areas; spring snow disguise volume is reducing; lake and river ice freeze-up dates are taking place later and breakup dates previous; glaciers are backing out speedily; permafrost temperatures are expanding and, in lots of instances, the permafrost is thawing; and sea-ice quantity is at checklist minimums and thinning.Content:

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