As of November 2014 Arctic, sea ice covered a region of 10.36 million square kilometers. This expanse of ice plays several roles within the global climate and underpins the entire Arctic marine ecosystem.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• Why Arctic Sea Ice is important.
• Causes of Arctic Sea Ice decline.

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Publication Date

January 2015


ISSN: 1351-5136

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