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Arctic in hot water: Sea ice minimal in Chukchi, Bering seas

The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet. In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with floes, its limits likely won’t be tested. University of Washington researchers left Nome on Nov. 7 on the 261-foot ship, crossed through the Bering Strait and will record ...
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