Each year at the Annual Geophysical Institute Awards Banquet we recognize select staff members of the Geophysical Institute for their contributions to the Geophysical Institute and the Fairbanks community. Please nominate a staff member today!
The ice floating on top of the world covers pretty much the entire Arctic Ocean in midwinter. By late summer it shrinks to half that much. If trends continue, by mid-century the summer ice may take up less space than Japan.