The National Snow and Ice Data Center has been tracking Arctic Ocean sea ice extent for many years, and yesterday released new data on the extent of Arctic sea ice, compared to the 1981-2000 average for this time of year: As you can see, the
Perhaps now that the cold of winter has broken and the final days before spring are seeing a thaw here in the northern United States, it’s an appropriate time to mention that the surface area of sea water in the Arctic covered by ice is
Recent headlines suggest that the global cooling meme is still hot: The Coeur D’Alene Press – Global cooling to intensify in the next 15-20 years. Breitbart News – Global Cooling: Fall Snowstorm Stalls Northeast The Inquisitr – Vladimir Putin Has Russia Invading Ukraine Over Global
Antarctica made big news this week as NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory released the results of research that suggests that the West Antarctica ice sheet has begun to fall apart due to climate change – and only the most extraordinary circumstances could possibly halt the process.
For years, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has been sharing daily updates of the area (“extent”) of sea ice coverage in the Arctic ocean, charting current conditions in comparison to the 1979-2000 average for purposes of comparison. Current levels consistently lie two
Ice cover on large bodies of water continues to decline across the north, in the Arctic, but also in the Great Lakes, according to a new report.
Last week, the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported: Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its annual minimum extent on 10 September. The minimum ice extent was the third-lowest in the satellite record, after 2007 and 2008, and continues the trend of decreasing
The National Snow and Ice Data Center has released satellite data showing that with the extent of ice in the Arctic Ocean is nearing its yearly minimum, the area of the Arctic Ocean covered by ice is at its third lowest in the historical record:
2007-2008 marked the Fourth International Polar Year, a coordinated international research effort dedicated to a better understanding of the Earth’s poles. Various sorts of data were collected in more than 150 research projects during this year. Some of this research is still proceeding, and a
Back in 2005, during the last border scare, Theo asked where the flood of illegal immigrants was to justify the calls for the restriction of our rights. There was no flood. Illegal immigration was actually ebbing at the time: 2003 was the last year of
Don’t fear the data. The latest data on sea ice extent — updated on Thursday October 29, 2009 to reflect the most recently available data, up through Tuesday October 27, 2009 — in the arctic from the National Snow and Ice Data Center: This updated