It is that time again where attention turns to Arctic Sea Ice because it is approaching maximum extent. There’s really only two periods each year that garner intense interest, and that are the times a of maximum and minimum extent. … Continue reading ?
During the cold and dark of Arctic winter, sea ice refreezes and achieves its maximum extent, usually in late Feb. or early Mar. According to a NASA analysis, this year the annual maximum extent was reached on Feb. 28 and it was the... Read Post
The Arctic sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, the third-lowest recorded since satellites began measuring sea ice extent in 1979.... Read Post
Nothing definitive, but interesting. The area plot above is from NANSEN. The extent plot also shows a turn: DMI also shows it… Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) – Centre for Ocean and Ice – Click the pic to view at source … Cont... Read Post