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Global Choices illustrative maps


Average September sea ice concentration from the Community Earth System Model (CESM-LE) over the period of 1981–2000; 2031–2050 and 2081–2100.

Red borders are EEZs. The cyan line shows the 15% sea ice concentration contour.

Figure indicates the thickest ice in white remains in the Canadian Archipelagos.


Adapted from Figure 3 DeRepentigny et al., 2020, Earth’s Future.

©️ NSIDC/processed by ESA

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