Below are research papers on the history of the Arctic and its sea ice, from paleoclimatology to more recent anecdotal evidence. Click on the discussion page of a paper to read excerpts, download a copy and discuss the paper.
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Papers are in order of year of publication.
History of sea ice in the Arctic
2010, Polyak et al., Quaternary Science Reviews