Better Daily Sea Ice Forecasts For The Arctic

2015-08-31T16:34:25+00:00 August 31, 2015|

Ice experts from the University of Colorado Boulder, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. National Ice Center and other institutions have developed a straightforward new technique for estimating sea ice concentration in the Arctic Ocean, and the new method improves the U.S. Navy's short-term sea ice forecast of ice edge location by almost 40 percent. With shipping on the rise in the Arctic Ocean, improving these short-term forecasts makes navigating in Arctic waters safer.

Ocean Leadership President & CEO Featured in JOCI Newsletter

2016-06-28T19:24:34+00:00 August 28, 2015|

While at the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative’s (JOCI) Arctic Roundtable in April, the JOCI newsletter team sat down with Sherri Goodman to discuss her view of ocean issues, key takeaways from the JOCI Arctic meetings, and what she hopes to accomplish in her role at Ocean Leadership.

Alaska Experiences Dramatic Climate Change

2015-08-27T14:11:09+00:00 August 27, 2015|

President Obama’s summer climate change tour will culminate in the Alaskan Arctic next week, putting him in a setting that has experienced the country’s most dramatic climatic changes and one that Obama hopes will help him boost public support. He will need that for the critical piece in his climate legacy puzzle—a meaningful global deal in Paris in three months.

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