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ajouis

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I saw that many of us didn’t know about certain aspects of the ice which makes it difficult to have a conversation with shared knowledge, I propose that we do fact summaries on those many areas of knowledge on sea ice.

That would be about ice creation and melt processes, atmospheric circulation and weather in the Arctic, ice melt effects, sea ice and oceanic currents, feedback mechanisms...

Edit: thanks to Oren we have a new modus operandi, the top half of a dozen posts are would be articles and you can post any info on any of these topics below, preferably mentioning which one you are talking about, which Oren will edit into the articles. If you see any topic or subject missing you’re more than welcome to highlight it and we’ll incorporate it into the skeleton of one of our articles.
All info should be backed by reputed sources, preferably peer reviewed.
Hope this works and leaves us all a bit wiser than we were.
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 12:18:06 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

oren

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Great idea, although some subjects may find disagreements. This can work like the glossary, users submit aryicles and corrections and I edit them into the top post.

ajouis

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Mechanisms for ice melt and loss (insolation, temperature, dispersion, physics...)

MELT

Bottom melt

insolation and Albedo

melt pond

temperature

side melt

mechanical melt and melt physics

EXPORT

dispersion

Fram and Nares

sea ice circuit

garlic press
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 12:11:31 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

ajouis

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mechanisms for ice growth (ridging, physics...)

Ridging, rafting and rubble

Snow cover

physics

sea ice stages

multi year ice

landfast and bottom fast ice
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 12:16:09 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

ajouis

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arctic weather and atmospheric patterns


ATMOSPHERIC PATTERNS

jet stream

arctic oscillation


WEATHER PATTERNS

pressure ridges

highs pressures

low pressures

dipoles

cloud cover

precipitations

winds
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 12:04:12 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

ajouis

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arctic water currents, bathymetry, water layers and other oceanic related things

WATER CONDITIONS

SSTs

layering

bathymetry

Atlantification and pacification

WATER MOVEMENTS

arctic currents

gulf stream and related

waves

tides

water mixing
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 11:42:10 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

ajouis

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Feedback loops and climate change related to the sea ice

CLIMATE CHANGE

permafrost loss

early river ice break up

FEEDBACK MECHANISMS

Albedo loss

moisture from melt


(image credit to Gerontocrat)
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 11:45:52 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

ajouis

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geographical and local effects on the sea ice

Fast ice

islands

Canadian Archipelago

« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 12:10:00 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

ajouis

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effects of arctic sea ice changes
« Last Edit: July 24, 2020, 11:29:17 AM by ajouis »
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.

oren

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Thanks a lot ajouis. Now all we need is knowledgeable people to start writing these articles or parts of them.

ajouis

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agreed, there is only a couple subjects I can even touch on, I will message some of the more knowledgeable posters to see if they are interested in contributing
After a thousand steps on the ice, it cracked.
The Man looked down at the infinite blue of the sea.
On the horizon, standing still, the polar bear had just scented his next meal.

 Less than 3000 cubic kilometers this Piomas minimum.