North Pole Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Sudden Stratospheric Warming?

The Southern India received excessively heavy rainfall (ten times the normal) between January 1, 2021 and January 17, 2021. This winter rain, according to the scientists, is due to sudden stratospheric warming that occurred in Arctic region. Sudden Stratospheric Warming The Sudden Stratospheric Warming is an event where the polar stratospheric temperature increases up to ..

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Kaamya Karthikeyan: Mumbai Girl becomes the youngest to climb Mt Aconcagua

On February 9, 2020, Kaamya Karthikeyan became the youngest girl to climb the highest peak in South America, Mt Aconcagua. Highlights Kaamya Karthikeyan is a Class VII student studying in Navy Children School. She has set the record of become the youngest in the world to summit the highest peak of the Andes Mountain Range, ..

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Scientists from 17 nations to take part in year-long MOSAiC mission

The scientists from 17 nations will take part in the year-long MOSAiC mission as they anchor the ship to a large piece of Arctic sea ice to study climate change. The German icebreaker RV Polarstern will be the base for scientists studying the impact of climate change on the Arctic and how it could affect ..

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Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is the longest day (and shortest night) of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It is observed on June 21. What does it mean? The solstice occurs when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer or 23.5 N latitude. Since earth s axis is tilted at an angle of 23.5 deg, ..

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IndARC

IndARC is India’s first underwater moored observatory anchored in the Kongsfjorden fjord, half way between Norway (1100km away from Norway) and the North Pole at a depth of 192 metre. The data provided by IndARC helps to understand the Arctic processes and their influence on the Indian monsoon system through climate modelling studies; and the response of the Arctic ..

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