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The Arctic has the hottest temperature ever when mercury reaches 100 ° F in the city of Verkhoyansk in Siberia

The Arctic has the hottest temperature ever when mercury reaches 100 ° F in the city of Verkhoyansk in Siberia In the Siberian city with 1,000 inhabitants, mercury shot up to 18 ° C above normal Scientists had predicted that the Arctic would not reach these levels until around 2100 Siberia is experiencing a heat wave with temperatures above 10 …

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Melting glaciers cool the Arctic Ocean – possibly explain the recent cooling of Antarctica and the expansion of sea ice

MIT scientists suspect that the extent of the sea ice in the Southern Ocean could increase with the melting of the glaciers in the Antarctic. This image shows a view of Earth on September 21, 2005 with the entire Antarctic region visible. Credit: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center Research suggests that the melting of the glaciers could explain the …

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Russia declares emergency after oil spill in the Arctic

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir V. Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region in Northern Siberia after a huge oil spill turns a river purple and threatens to damage the arctic environment. Last Friday, over 20,000 tons of diesel reached Ambarnaya near the city of Norilsk after a fuel tank in a power plant collapsed. Norilsk Nickel, …

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These cute fuzzy green moss ‘mice’ float through the Arctic

For decades, scientists have been fascinated and fascinated by small, blurry moss balls that slowly move over arctic glaciers. Now we know more about how these “glacier mice” travel together. Although several reports have been submitted in which these mossy spheres have been observed, very little research has been carried out on how they move and how they develop – …

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The largest arctic ozone hole ever recorded has been closed

The largest ozone hole in the Arctic is now closed. Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) scientists who monitored the unprecedented Arctic hole announced its closure on April 23. The last time a similar level of chemical ozone depletion was observed in the Arctic was in spring 2011, and ozone depletion in 2020 appears to be on an even stronger course, …

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The largest registered ozone hole in the Arctic closes

Data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite revealed a mini-ozone hole above the Arctic in 2020. Contains modified Copernicus data (2020) that are processed by DLR / BIRA / ESA Something strange has happened over the Arctic this year if a hole developed in the ozone layer. The European Commission’s Copernicus satellite program followed the unusual event and now has evidence …

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The largest registered ozone hole in the Arctic closes

Amanda Kooser, courtesy of Released 2.35 p.m. PDT, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite revealed a mini-ozone hole above the Arctic in 2020. Data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite revealed a mini-ozone hole above the Arctic in 2020. Photo: Contains modified Copernicus data (2020), processed by DLR / BIRA / ESA Photo: Contains modified Copernicus data …

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The largest ozone hole ever seen over the Arctic has closed a few weeks after it was announced

Ozone is a molecule of three oxygen atoms that occurs naturally in small quantities. In the stratosphere, about seven to 25 miles above the earth’s surface, the ozone layer acts like a sunscreen and protects the planet from potentially harmful ultraviolet radiation, which can cause skin cancer and cataracts, suppress the immune system and can also damage plants. It is …

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The largest arctic ozone hole ever recorded is now closed

Just as suddenly as it formed, a record Ozone hole is healed. The largest ozone hole ever opened above the Arctic is now closed after it was first opened earlier this spring. Scientists monitor the “unprecedented” hole at the Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring Service (CAMS) announced the closure last week. Despite corona virus locks, which lead to a significant reduction in …

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