Buoys collect wind patterns and sea ice movement in the Arctic

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:13am

Professor Kent Moore was the recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award last year and collaborated with his colleagues at the University of Washington studying the impact of climate change on the Arctic's atmosphere and ocean.

Buoys were dropped from aircraft onto the Arctic Ocean's sea ice to track wind patterns and sea ice movement, which provided data for the scientists to study the stability of weather conditions in the Arctic. 

To read more, please click HERE. Full copy of the publication, with additional text and figures, is available on Geophysical Research Letters.