Researchers ponder whether low ice coverage is the Great Lakes’ new normal?

Researchers ponder whether low ice coverage is the Great Lakes’ new normal?
April 10, 2017 GLNeditor
Photo courtesy of USCG via Wikimedia

“Two years ago, after the polar vortex put the Upper Midwest into a deep freeze for a second straight winter, scientists thought the weather phenomenon could reverse a 15-year stretch of diminished lake levels and reduced ice cover in Lake Michigan.” To read more about this story go to the Detroit Free Press website.

Animation of Historical Great Lakes Ice Cover, image courtesy of NOAA

Animation of Historical Great Lakes Ice Cover, courtesy of NOAA

 

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