Contact: Amy Pelsinsky
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Caption: Last summer was the highest ice retreat in the Arctic record, and eight of the last ten years have seen the lowest ice on record. An international team of scientists will track the biological response to sea ice retreat and the resulting environmental changes.
Credit: Photo by Lee Cooper/University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
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