Sea Ice Loss Blamed for Huge Spike in Alaskan Average Temperatures

October 19, 2014 by  
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Think Alaska is too cold for you ? Well, it seems that average fall temperatures there are increasing at a rapid rate. The most northerly community in the U.S., the town of Barrow, Alaska, has recorded an incredible 12.96 degree Fahrenheit (7.2 degrees Celsius) increase in its average October temperature over the 34 years from 1979 to 2012. The team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks who made the discovery also observed that the most notable average temperature increases in summer and fall correlated with  significant losses in sea ice concentrations. Read the rest of Sea Ice Loss Blamed for Huge Spike in Alaskan Average Temperatures Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alaska , Alaska average temperature soars , Alaska temperature increase , Barrow , sea ice loss , sea ice loss blamed for rising Alaska average temperatures , University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Sea Ice Loss Blamed for Huge Spike in Alaskan Average Temperatures

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