Arctic Ice Returns To 2003 Levels

  • Date: 02/12/13
  • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

Arctic ice has recovered from its September minimum so strongly, that extent is now back to the average for 2001-10, according to JAXA.

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Indeed, based on Version 1, that was withdrawn in September, extent is 11,000 sq km higher than the average in the last decade.

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http://www.ijis.iarc.uaf.edu/en/home/revision_v2.html

NSIDC show the same picture, with the last 10 years below for comparison. Ice levels are now back to those seen in 2003 and 2005.

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ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/north/daily/data/

Not A Lot Of People Know That, 2 December 2013