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Sediments by Akimiski Island and Hudson Bay Climate Change, Canada – May 26th, 2013

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May 26th, 2013 Category: Climate Change, Image of the day, Sediments

Canada – May 25th, 2013

Sediments can be seen between the southern shores of Akimiski Island and mainland Ontario, Canada. It is the largest island in James Bay, a southeasterly extension of Hudson Bay.

Scientists have found evidence of warming in western Hudson Bay and cooling in the east, and of earlier ice-breakup at lakes southwest of Hudson Bay. They also presented evidence of increasing annual precipitation with trends toward greater precipitation in spring, summer, and autumn (click here for more information).

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