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Our departure maps are updated daily to show the difference between the current temperature and expected temperature, based on 30 years of previously values.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent: August 11, 2022

August 11, 2022: Over the past week, the sea ice has now decreased by a lower rate from last week of 4.22%, from the level on 08/04/2022 of 6.618 M km2 to 6.339 M km2 for this week. The negative sea ice anomaly this week was lower …

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End-of-June Wildfires

Alaska wildfires are spreading at a rapid pace. There have been 365 fires confirmed by the end of June 2022 (ref.: Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Wildland Fire Dashboard). Almost 1.8 Mio acres have burned, which exceeds the end-of-June acreage of any record fire year (i.e. 2004, 2005) to date since observational data exist. Abnormally dry …

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