Polar Observations and Processes

Recent Arctic Plots and Maps

A Selection of Maps and Plots Relating to the Arctic Region

Barrow Observatory Temperature
2009 Eureka Tower Radiation
Monthly AO timeseries: 1980-present
Last 30 day near surface temperature anomaly over the polar region.

Did you know...

Even though the Arctic receives a large amount of solar energy in summer, the high reflectivity of snow and ice surfaces keeps absorption of solar energy low.