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Webinar: Standing at the Brink: The upcoming winter and what it means for western Alaska sea ice
Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:00
Tuesday, November 13, 2018. 2:00 PM. Webinar: Standing at the Brink: The upcoming winter and what it means for western Alaska sea ice. Rick Thomann, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy.Sponsored by NOAA. More here.
Abstract: The winter of 2017-18 brought record late freeze-up and extremely low sea ice cover to the southern Chukchi and Bering Seas with dramatic impacts to the ecosystem this past summer. Naturally, inquiring minds want a heads-up on the upcoming season. This presentation will review the current and forecast state of the oceans and atmosphere and provide several scenarios for the winter and spring with an emphasis on sea ice.