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NASA: Older Arctic Sea Ice Disappearing

This video by NASA Goddard clearly illustrates how the Arctic sea ice has not only been shrinking in surface area in recent years, it’s becoming younger and thinner as well. The animation shows the ice cover as it pulses through the seasons.

Narrated by cryospheric scientist Dr. Walt Meier of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Describing how the sea ice has undergone fundamental changes during the era of satellite measurements