Arctic Report Card 2015 to be Released at the AGU Fall Meeting

December 13, 2015
By Jessica Rohde

The "Arctic Report Card: Update for 2015" will be released at a press conference scheduled for 9 am (Pacific Standard Time) on Tuesday, 15 December at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco. You can participate in the press conference in person, or remotely using the AGU Webstreaming service.

Arctic Report Card 2015, a peer-reviewed, online publicationcovers the following topics: Air Temperature; Terrestrial Snow Cover; Greenland Ice Sheet; Sea Ice; Sea Surface Temperature; Arctic Ocean Primary Productivity; Tundra Greenness; River Discharge; Walruses; Borealization of Arctic Fishes; Community-based Observing Network Systems; Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Velocity.

Arctic Report Card 2015 was prepared by an international team of 72 authors from 11 different countries under the direction of a US inter-agency editorial team: Martin Jeffries, Office of Naval Research; Jackie Richter-Menge, USACE Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory; and Jim Overland, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. Jeffries, Richter-Menge and Overland are members of the IARPC Collaborations Sea Ice Team.

Posted by Jessica Rohde on behalf of Martin Jeffries, ONR

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