2020 Season Report

22 December 2020

The Polar Portal season report for 2020 is ready for download.

The Arctic season 2019-2020 was close to normal in the western and extremely warm in the eastern Arctic. Mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet continued, but was smaller than in the previous year. New sea ice record minima were observed in July and November, and the sea ice minimum in September was the second lowest.


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