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Old February 20th, 2017, 11:06 AM   #1
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Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

Germany is going to intentionally let a ship get stuck in the arctic ice and use it as a scientific observation/monitoring system as it floats across the arctic and over the north pole. I had no idea there was that type of net drift of the ice. I had always thought it would be frozen solid and immobile.

That is interesting enough on its own, but there are some gems in the article I wanted to share.

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Researchers hope to gather valuable new insights on the region where Earth's climate is changing fastest.

Last month the extent of Arctic sea-ice was the lowest ever recorded for a January (during the satellite era), with temperatures several degrees above the long-term average.

"The decline of Arctic sea-ice is much faster than the climate models can reproduce and we need better climate models to make better predictions for the future.
Because the current computer models show the melting to be slower than it actually is. You gotta love it.

Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole - BBC News
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There is a hole there that it is going to fall into. In reality mother Merkel is just searching for her ancestors.
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There is a hole there that it is going to fall into. In reality mother Merkel is just searching for her ancestors.
You need to explain that the Nazis...I think Goebbels was the main proponent...of a 19th century revised Norse mythology that included the Hollow Earth Theory. Even America's famous explorer- Admiral Byrd flew off to the North Pole searching for the entrance into the underground realm.....haven't heard about any hollow earthers in quite a few years now.
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Germany is going to intentionally let a ship get stuck in the arctic ice and use it as a scientific observation/monitoring system as it floats across the arctic and over the north pole. I had no idea there was that type of net drift of the ice. I had always thought it would be frozen solid and immobile.

That is interesting enough on its own, but there are some gems in the article I wanted to share.



Because the current computer models show the melting to be slower than it actually is. You gotta love it.

Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole - BBC News
A half a century ago, it was considered a big deal when the US nuclear sub- Polaris sailed under the ice in September (the annual minimum coverage) and rose up, breaking through a hole in the ice so that some of the sailors could venture out with photographers and take a few PR pictures of their trip to the North Pole.

No one would have considered trying to get an icebreaker through to the North Pole at any time of the year...it would have been crushed long before it made it there! in the late 60's, it was likewise a big deal (and a threatening story here in Canada) when a hybrid oil tanker/ice breaker - the USS Manhattan sailed along the Northwest Passage escorted by two ice breakers, and made it through to the Atlantic Ocean.

That was supposed to be an empty test run for Exxon's plan of shipping oil instead of building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. They and the US Gov lobbied hard but were rejected back in those days when we actually were an independent country! So they built the compromise pipeline south to the port of Valdez, Alaska instead. That passage of the Manhattan, was the first signal that the US had no intentions of recognizing Canada's claim to the waters surrounding the Arctic Islands and opened the door for the Russians to make exploratory runs close to Canadian waters ever since.

So, hear we are today.....no such thing as global warming, and Alan Watts and other highly paid deniers and obfuscaters still tell us nothing has changed as we get closer and closer to the blue ocean events that climate models tell us will really kick off rapid climate change...especially after the Arctic Ocean loses ice permanently!
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You need to explain that the Nazis...I think Goebbels was the main proponent...of a 19th century revised Norse mythology that included the Hollow Earth Theory. Even America's famous explorer- Admiral Byrd flew off to the North Pole searching for the entrance into the underground realm.....haven't heard about any hollow earthers in quite a few years now.
The subterranean lizard beings must have an entrance.

Byrds travels to Antarctica are largely used in the flat earthers theories. Both ideas I find fascinating. I was obsessed w/ flat earth about a year ago.

FYI. My post was a joke mostly at the ultra progressive German government and how no matter the results from this boat thing some how another I am guessing it will point to the globalist agenda.

Mother Merkel is poison.
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The resulting release of methane from the methane clathrates dissociating will greatly accelerate the process also.

(Clathrate hydrates, or gas clathrates, gas hydrates, clathrates, hydrates, etc., are crystalline water-based solids physically resembling ice, in which small non-polar molecules (typically gases) or polar molecules with large hydrophobic moieties are trapped inside "cages" of hydrogen bonded, frozen water molecules.)
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The resulting release of methane from the methane clathrates dissociating will greatly accelerate the process also.

(Clathrate hydrates, or gas clathrates, gas hydrates, clathrates, hydrates, etc., are crystalline water-based solids physically resembling ice, in which small non-polar molecules (typically gases) or polar molecules with large hydrophobic moieties are trapped inside "cages" of hydrogen bonded, frozen water molecules.)
It's the wild card. No way to model it. No way to predict.
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