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Research article
12 Oct 2021
Research article |  | 12 Oct 2021

Recent changes in pan-Arctic sea ice, lake ice, and snow-on/off timing

Alicia A. Dauginis and Laura C. Brown

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This work examines changes in the timing (on/off dates) of Arctic snow, lake ice, and sea ice to investigate how they have responded to recent climate change and determine if they are responding similarly. We looked at pan-Arctic trends since 1997 and regional trends since 2004 using (mainly) satellite data. Strong regional variability was shown in the snow and ice trends, which highlights the need for a detailed understanding of the regional response to ongoing changes in the Arctic climate.