Feedbacks associated with Arctic warming and sea ice loss enter into every aspect of northern life.
Feedbacks associated with Arctic warming and sea ice loss enter into every aspect of northern life. To accurately model this warming environment and forecast further climate change and its impacts, the integrated Arctic system, from the bottom of the ocean to the top of the atmosphere, must be represented.
Credit: Larry Hinzman et al., 2006
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