Daily Archives: August 20, 2015

38% Growth In Arctic Sea Ice Since September 2012

Green shows ice growth since September 2012. Red shows ice loss. Extent is 38% larger than the 2012 minimum. Extent will shrink some before mid-September, so the minimum coverage for 2015 will be a little lower than it is now.

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Scientists Say The Arctic Has Been Ice-Free Since 2008

North Pole could be ice free in 2008 – New Scientist

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NSIDC’s Hopes Shattered

Two weeks ago, NSIDC was hoping the multi-year ice in the Beaufort Sea would melt out. The presence of open water surrounding the floes allows for enhanced lateral and basal ice melt, raising the possibility that much of the multiyear … Continue reading

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