Tag Archive | winter

Polar bears onshore in winter – historic records of winter attacks

This post has been reblogged from PolarBearScience. Incidents of polar bears causing problems onshore this winter (January & February) – including one that killed a horse in Greenland and another that threatened a resident in western Hudson Bay (only weeks after several incidents in southern Labrador) may be the tip of a very scary iceberg. […]

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Another paper predicts more Atlantic sea ice over next 10 years

Atlantic Sea Ice Could Grow in the Next Decade: Changing ocean circulation in the North Atlantic could lead to winter sea ice coverage remaining steady and even growing in select regions. So states a summary of winter sea ice modelling by Stephen Yeager and colleagues (2015) just published in EOS (newsletter of the American Geophysical […]

Spring sea ice prediction for next year off Newfoundland: extensive ice coverage

Reblogged from PolarBearScience, originally published 3 December 2015. EATEN – my new polar bear attack novel – is set in Newfoundland 2025 for a reason. I wondered: what if sea ice coverage 10 years from now is as high or higher than it has been for the last two years, with inevitable positive effects on […]