Sea ice, climate change, and community vulnerability in northern Foxe Basin, Canada.

@article{Ford2009SeaIC,
  title={Sea ice, climate change, and community vulnerability in northern Foxe Basin, Canada.},
  author={J. Ford and W. Gough and Gita J. Laidler and Joanna Petrasek Macdonald and C. Irngaut and Kevin Qrunnut},
  journal={Climate Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={38},
  pages={137-154}
}
  • J. Ford, W. Gough, +3 authors Kevin Qrunnut
  • Published 2009
  • Geography
  • Climate Research
  • The Arctic is undergoing rapid climatic and environmental change, most notably in the spatial extent and thickness of the sea ice. Inuit communities in the Canadian Arctic are directly affected by these changes, with dramatic change in sea ice conditions documented in recent years. We use a case study from the Inuit community of Igloolik to examine the processes and conditions shaping human vulnerability to sea ice change. In 2006, the ocean froze 3 to 4 wk later than normal, with little… CONTINUE READING
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