Tag Archives: Arctic

Arctic Cyclone Breaks Up Sea Ice

NASA has released the following animation which shows how the winds of a large Arctic cyclone broke up the thinning sea ice cover of the Arctic Ocean in early August 2012. According to NASA the storm likely contributed to the ice cap’s shrinking to the smallest recorded extent in the past three decades.

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DND Wants Arctic Surveillance Network

Yesterday the Ottawa Citizen reported that the Department of National Defence has plans for a $1 billion Arctic Surveillance Satellite Network follow-on program to the yet to be built RADARSAT Constellation Mission.

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