The 2007 minimum sea-ice extent
The weather conditions that summer were dominated by clear skies. Continuous warm winds blew the ice towards the coast of Canada-Greenland and out into the north-east Atlantic, where it melted.
Geographical coverage: Arctic and the north pole
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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