An observing network tracks changes in Arctic sea ice cover
The use of observations from space, aircraft, and ground-based sensors allows scientists to monitor the Arctic system at different spatial and temporal scales. Efforts that make use of these complementary data enable improvements in understanding of sea ice processes and how they vary across scales, in remote sensing algorithms that detect change, and subsequently, in how models represent sea ice processes and future projections of how climate change will impact Arctic ice cover.
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