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Sea ice in the Arctic and new data from Cryo-Sat-2

Hi folks…coming back on line from experiences in hospital services (not mine) and found this Guardian article on something we haven’t followed closely in posts.   From the Guardian comes this note on the preliminary data of the new Cryo-Sat-2 probe on Arctic ice volumes: Sea ice in the Arctic is disappearing at a far […]

Arctic sea ice melt futures

Arctic Sea Ice measurements are still being reported by the National Snow and Ice Data Center but are not much noted in the national press. Arctic sea ice extent in December 2011 averaged 12.38 million square kilometers (4.78 million square miles). This is the third lowest December ice extent in the 1979 to 2011 satellite […]