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Increasing riverine heat influx triggers Arctic sea ice decline and oceanic and atmospheric warming

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Science Advances  06 Nov 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 45, eabc4699
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc4699

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  • Received for publication April 26, 2020
  • Accepted for publication September 15, 2020
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  1. Hotaek Park1,2,*,
  2. Eiji Watanabe1,
  3. Youngwook Kim3,4,
  4. Igor Polyakov5,6,
  5. Kazuhiro Oshima7,
  6. Xiangdong Zhang8,
  7. John S. Kimball3 and
  8. Daqing Yang9
  1. 1Institute of Arctic Climate and Environmental Research, JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan.
  2. 2Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan.
  3. 3Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, WA Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA.
  4. 4Department of Biology, College of Science United Arab Emirates University P.O. Box 15551, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
  5. 5International Arctic Research Center and College of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 930 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK, 99775, USA.
  6. 6Finnish Meteorological Institute, Erik Palménin aukio 1, Helsinki, Finland.
  7. 7Faculty of Software and Information Technology, Aomori University, Aomori, Japan.
  8. 8International Arctic Research Center and Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA.
  9. 9Environment and Climate Change Canada, Victoria, Canada.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: park{at}


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