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—POLAR BEAR AT 80°N, 175°W—



A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) visiting the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Healy during the 3rd cast of the 19th station, located at 79°59'N, 174°59'W during the '2015 U.S. GEOTRACES Arctic Expedition.' More information on the expedition via Tales from a Floe. Filmed on 23 August 2015 and produced by Andrew Margolin.

Sea ice data is from Cavalieri, D.J., C.L. Parkinson, P. Gloersen, H.J. Zwally. 1996, updated yearly. Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data, Version 1. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/8GQ8LZQVL0VL, plotted in Matlab using M_Map https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/~rich/map.html.

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