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 ?
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
It looks like the Maslowski Countdown has ended early and there will be no “ice free Arctic” as predicted this year. From NSIDC, which has a 5 day average in the plot. It looks like the minimum extent is ~5.0-5.1 … Continue reading ... Read Post
Multi-year Arctic ice posts a large gain, peak ice occurred later this year. Antarctica had fourth highest minimum. From NSIDC: Arctic sea ice at fifth lowest annual maximum Arctic sea ice reached its annual maximum extent on March ... Read Post