This frame from a NASA MODIS animation depicts warming sea surface temperatures in the Arctic Beaufort Sea after warm waters from Canada Mackenzie River broke through a shoreline sea ice barrier in summer 2012, enhancing the melting of sea ice.
Title: Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt Animation
Creator: NASA/International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean, Version 3.0
Date Created: 2014-03-05
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