Tag Archives: Arctic

Arctic Ice Rebound Predicted

Man is not the primary cause of change in the Arctic says book by Russian scientists Forget the orthodox view of Arctic climate change – this book has a very different message.   (h/t to WUWT commenter Enneagram) Published last year, … Continue reading

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Earth Art

I’m addicted to Google Earth.  I downloaded it for use with weather data, but I can spend (waste?) hours looking, just looking at the views from above.  It’s not just looking at places I know. I used to love to … Continue reading

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Cruising the Northwest Passage

Would you? I would. I’d jump at the chance.  Lottery win required first probably (unless one of those mythical cheques from Big Oil turns up…).   Several companies now offer such cruises and report full bookings (and by the way I … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage Ice Break Up

As the ice parts for passage through the Laptev Sea, on the other side of the Arctic, the Northwest Passage continues to lure and fascinate – me as well as those hoping to transit the passage this year (Previous post … Continue reading

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And into the ice…

Time for another catch up on some of the polar sailing expeditions. Northeastern side first. Previous posts on this are: https://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/06/27/polar-circumnavigation-voyage-underway/ https://diggingintheclay.wordpress.com/2010/07/31/northwest-passage-ice-treachery/

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Northwest Passage ice treachery

As previously posted I’m following the polar sailing expedition by Norwegian Børge Ousland and crew.  As they head for a first possible encounter with ice in the Northeast passage through the Yugorsky Strait (the Kara Strait is currently closed by … Continue reading

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Polar Circumnavigation by Sail

Sailing the Ice-free Northeast Passage and Northwest Passage around the Pole (at least that is the plan…)

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“They believe it is cyclical”

(and they should know – surely – they run the weather station!) I have a habit of taking photos from planes when travelling, even though they usually turn out to be “Why the hell did I take that one?” shots.  … Continue reading

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