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Global Outlook for Ice and Snow
Photographs
Chapter 5: Ice in the Sea
Aerial photograph of Arctic sea cover prior to melt season - Don Perovich
Aerial photograph of Arctic sea cover during the summer melt season - Don Perovich
Cryosat-2, to be launched in 2009, will improve monitoring of ice thickness - ESA-AOES Medialab
Fram expedition to the Arctic Basin, 1893-1896 - Norwegian Polar Institute Archives
Gammarus wilkitzkii, one of the most abundant ice amphipods associated with under-sea habitats - Haakon Hop, Norwegian Polar Institute
A hunter's grandchild in her grandfather's skiff. These skiff are about to replace dog teams as a means of transport due to lack of solid ice in winter time, Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland - Stine Rybråten
Arctic indigenous people hunting marine mammals as part of their traditional livelihood - Bjørn Frantzen
Ivory gull - Georg Bangjord
The ice alga Melosira arctica on the underside of the Arctic multi-year sea ice - Haakon Hop, Norwegian Polar Institute
Arctic sea ice extent in September has declined by 8.9 % per decade over the last 30 years. This decline is already affecting polar bears - John Aars, Norwegian Polar Institute
Ssea-ice research in the Fram Strait- Sebastian Gerland, Norwegian Polar Institute
Several metre high pressure ridge on multi-year sea ice floe in the Western Fram Strait - Sebastian Gerland, Norwegian Polar Institute
Vessel crossing sea ice - Don Perovich
Sunset over sea ice -Jeremy Harbeck
Weddell seals - Michael Hambrey, SwissEduc (httpwww.swisseduc.ch) and Glaciers online (httpwww.glaciers-online.net)