Arctic Sea Ice and the Potential for Abrupt Loss

  1. De-Zheng Sun and
  2. Frank Bryan
  1. Marika M. Holland

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000787

Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary?

Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary?

How to Cite

Holland, M. M. (2010) Arctic Sea Ice and the Potential for Abrupt Loss, in Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary? (eds D.-Z. Sun and F. Bryan), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000787

Author Information

  1. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904801

Online ISBN: 9781118670392

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Keywords:

  • seaice;
  • Articclimate;
  • climatechange;
  • climatemodeling;
  • Convection (Meteorology);
  • Climatic changes;
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction;
  • Dynamic meteorology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Description of Arctic Sea Ice

  • Role of Sea Ice in the Climate System

  • Observed Sea Ice Trends

  • Simulated Sea Ice Conditions

  • Potential for Abrupt Sea Ice Change

  • Conclusions