Arctic Sea Ice, 36" H x 32" W

  Embroidery on silk and brocade explores Arctic sea ice melting and the Northwest Passage using data & history. Contemporary satellite imagery and sensor technology capture the Arctic sea ice's thickness and age, providing a fascinating look at recent melting data. Text describes the environmental significance of Arctic sea ice. Text from a Roald Admunsen journal describes his 1904 navigation of the Northwest Passage. Other text describes the geographic parameters of the Northwest Passage.