Published: September 21, 2012
By Margaret Munro
Now he and his colleagues have to travel more than 1,000 kilometres north into the Beaufort Sea to even find the ice.
And it’s nothing like the thick, impenetrable ice of Arctic lore.
This year the ice is “rotten” practically all the way to the North Pole, says Barber, a veteran Arctic researcher and director of the Centre for Earth Observation Science at the University of Manitoba. Continue reading