East Siberian Sea


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East Siberian Sea

An arm of the Arctic Ocean extending from Wrangel Island to the New Siberian Islands.
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The plan is for the Polarstern, its crew and a team of scientific researchers to enter the forming ice near the East Siberian Sea and begin drifting from there towards the North Pole and then to the Fram Strait by following the Transpolar Drift.
Methane Study at the International Arctic Research Center, and her colleagues are finding that the water in the East Siberian Sea perennially is supersaturated with methane from top to bottom from all of the gas already bubbling out of the seafloor.
The researchers have argued that that a significant release of methane from thawing permafrost in the Arctic could have dire implications for the world's economy as they have calculated for the first time the potential economic impact of a scenario in which methane from the East Siberian Sea will be emitted as a result of the thaw.
The company is to start the acquisition in early August with 4,500 km in the Laptev Sea, before the vessel moves to the East Siberian Sea to acquire an additional 3,200 km.
Data gathering with the M/V Akademik Fersman ship will begin in early August with the survey of 4,500 km in the Laptev Sea, before the vessel moves to the East Siberian Sea to acquire an additional 3,200 km.
The East Siberian Sea is located between the Bering Strait and the Arctic ice cap.
1) What proportion of their time do belugas spend in different portions of the Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea, and East Siberian Sea?
Continuing out across the East Siberian Sea, the path ends at sunset near the North Pole.
One possible factor was a strong Arctic storm that spun up north of Alaska in early August, around the same time a lot of ice melted in the East Siberian Sea. Serreze and others say it's too early to know how the storm might have been related to that sea ice loss--whether the storm broke ice apart and made it more susceptible to melting, or whether the two events just happened to coincide.

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