Historical Lake Ice Formation Date Trends - references

As we get the iceboats out in the coming days, if you are wondering about long term trends in lake ice formation dates, here are a couple quick references for you to scan during the football border battles this weekend:


This first one by Magnuson et al is the research that convince me over a decade ago climate change was happening. (Probably one of the best 'simple' research approaches to measure climate change.)

Note: you need a subscription access via directly, your library or work to access the full article.

However, I ran across this link out of Europe which has a couple graphs showing the same trends as the Magnuson paper.


Have fun this winter!

link to Magnuson paper

Here is a free link to the Magnuson paper: