Arctic Report Card 2007
Author: Richter-Menge, J., Overland, J., Hanna, E., Loonen, M.J.J.E., Proshutinsky, A., Romanovsky, V., Russell, D., Van Bogaert, R., Armstrong, R., Bengtsson, L., Box, J., Callaghan, T.V., De Dapper, M., Ebbinge, B., Grau, O., Hallinger, M., Hinzman, L.D., Huybrechts, P., Jia, G.J., Jonasson, C., Morison, J., Nghiem, S., Oberman, N., Perovich, D., Przybylak, R., Rigor, I., Shiklomanov, A., Walker, D., Walsh, J. & Zöckler, C.
Date Published: January 2007
An international team of research scientists has created a peer-reviewed website, http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard/, which tracks multiple changes in the Arctic environment (Fig. 1). While the 2007 loss of summertime sea ice is the most dramatic example, changes are also seen in the atmosphere, on land and in the ocean, and as shifts in location and abundance of Arctic species.