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 ?
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
From NSIDC: Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2014 September 22, 2014 On September 17, Arctic sea ice reached its likely minimum extent for 2014. This is now the sixth lowest extent in the satellite record and reinforces th... Read Post