Landfast sea ice in Hudson Bay and James Bay: Annual cycle, variability and trends, 2000–2019

“Variations in fast-ice area showed latitudinal and meridional gradients, with greater fast-ice area in eastern Hudson Bay and James Bay compared to the west. Given the overall warming trend in the Arctic, observing areas of decreasing fast-ice persistence is unexpected; however, this study highlights the role of regional factors, such as coastal orientation and bathymetry, in controlling the stability, growth and decay of fast ice.”

Originally published here by Elementa on 11 May 2022.

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