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Figure 5: MacDonald et al. (2005) Recent climate change in the Arctic, Science of the Total Environment, Vol 342 Issue 1-3, 15 April 2005. Reprinted with permission from Elsevier Inc.
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Figure 23: Turney, C.S.M. and Brown, H. (2007) Quaternary Science Reviews, with permission from Elsevier inc.
Figure 25: Yang D., et al., (2002) 'Siberian Lena River Hydrologic Regime and Recent Change', Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 107, No. D23, 4694.
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Figure 30: © Global Outlook for Ice & Snow / United Nations Environment Programme 2007 / Courtesy of UNEO
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