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22 September 2011

NASA Video of the Summer 2011 Arctic Melt

In case you have not seen this video- As I mentioned yesterday, the NSIDC put this summer’s minimum of ice as the 2nd lowest on record. When talking about the sea ice, there are three measurements that are most important. 1.Extent and 2. Area are calculated differently and the IARC website describes it very succinctly here: “The area of sea-ice cover is often defined in two ways, i.e., sea-ice “extent” …


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