sea ice

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We are in the arctic ocean. The average temperature in the winter is -30 Celsius and in the summer 0 Celsius. we don't recommend swimming or diving. But we do allow swimming and diving but only during the summer if you want to. The average salinity of the water is 32 to 37. Be sure to stay warm and ask for help if anything goes wrong.

The packing list

What you will need is thick sweaters and jackets to keep you warm. Always be wearing something to keep you warm. Also pack thick socks, glove, and some earmuffs or hood because your feet, hands, and ear are the most likely to get frost bite so keep them warm. If you want you can also bring glasses to protect your eyes from the sun. Pack plenty of food that doesn't need to be cooked or heated.

Animals

On land the floor is covered in ice. one animal that you might see will be a polar bear. there many other animals. you will not be able to see the sea floor because its to dark, dense,and cold. but it is home to many animals. they are all different types of shapes and sizes and colors.

Resources in the arctic and human impact on the arctic

some major resources found in the arctic is oil and natural gas. there is an estimated 90 billion barrels of oil and 30% of undiscovered natural gas. But drilling for oil is bad for the environment because it can harm or kill some of the animals in the water. what we can do is stop drilling for oil or find a better way to get it out,

fun facts

The coldest recorded temperature in the Arctic is around −68 °C. The Arctic region is home to the North Pole. Over recent years, the Arctic region has shrunk due to global warming. The name Arctic comes from a Greek word meaning near the bear.