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Sea Ice Near Thule, Greenland

Caption: Sea ice near Thule, Greenland. Only about 10 percent of sea ice is above the oceanís surface, which makes measuring ice thickness challenging. More accurate thickness measurements could potentially improve future seasonal sea ice forecasts.

Credit: Credit: NASA / Nathan Kurtz

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