Last update: January 22nd, 2020 at 8:00 am
Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at ice melting along the Beaufort Sea as a result of warming spring temperatures.
The Arctic sea ice extent reached it peak on March 17, 2018, marking the second-lowest maximum on record.
This image was captured on April 15, 2018 by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite.
Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory