Arctic Ice fracturing and ready to flow out of the Arctic
Arctic Ice fracturing and ready to flow out of the Arctic and into the Barents Sea and Atlantic Ocean. This is the Kara Sea area. 03 01 2016 World View https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov/
What a difference a day makes. 03 01 2016
The Laptev Sea Ice is fracturing. This is one of the most dangerous places in the Arctic. Vast amounts of methane hydrates are on the ocean floor here. There are also reservoirs of free methane here stored under high pressure.