right Tutangiaq. We walruses use sea ice as an important place to
rest, breed, and molt. The ice breakup has been occurring earlier
in the year and its
further now than even a decade ago. Look at these satellite images
which preserve a record of how the sea ice edge has changed over
the years. Of course, we need data for many more years to establish
a reliable trend.
Data from week
37 (second week in September) for each year.
Click on the tabs to see the data from different years.