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Arctic Sea Ice up, 4,788,000 Km2 Above Prediciton

our regular source for Arctic sea ice extent cam in at 4,788,999 square kilometers, exactlly 4,788,000 Km2 greater than Al Gore’s famous prediction of Zero, forever. Mean Arctic temperature seems to be -6C just below the freezing point of sea … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice 4,715,000 Km2 And rising

Arctic sea ice is now at 4,715,000 square kilometers and rising rather rapidly. A waft of warm temperate zone air slowed the winter freeze slightly but temperatures are falling and should be close to -18C or 0F in fairly short … Continue reading

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19 September Climate report

This afternoon a scan of the reliable Arctic sea ice websites shows the minimum ice, and therefore the turnaround from summer melt to witner freeze occurred on 5 September, a week early. Of course, every website has a different total, … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice AT 4,681,000 Km2 Above prediction

While I would like to use the 5,110,000 Km2 reading from one of the Arctic sea ice sites, that would break continuity. Our regular source gives Arctic sea ice extent at 4,681,000 Km2, up from 4,649m000 yesterday. I will resume … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice AT 5,090,000 Km2 Above Prediction

The final chart of Arctic sea ice shows a sharp rise in ice extent, so evidently the scientific world has agreed, the winter freeze has begun. Our original source for Arctic sea ice extant,not quite the same thing as extent, … Continue reading

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3 September Arctic Sea Ice A 4,873,000 Km2

Thanks to a link provided by Wu regular contributor Wu Chang, I see another “green” expedition to traverse the Northwest paassage has been forced to turn back by sea ice, which is very thick on the Canadian side of the … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent At 4,916,000 Km2

While several sources report the Arctic sea ice extent ha risen, our regular source puts the total at 4,916,000 for September 1. That is not unusual, since here are a variety of tghings that can “fool the radar,” or camera, … Continue reading

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Climate, Arctic sea Ice Extent Grows

The Arctic Sea Ice extent came in at 4,973,000 square kilometers, up 7,000 Km2 from the 29th’s reading of 4,966,000 Km2. Arctic ROOS shows a fifth day of gain in the Ice extent, and the rate of gain is close … Continue reading

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30 August Arctic: Another Day’ Ice Gain

Arctic Roos http://web.nersc.no/WebData/arctic-roos.org/observation/ssmi1_ice_area.pnganother day of increased Arctic sea ice, 15 days before the mean turnaround date. Our usual source of Arctic Sea ice extent comes in slightly lower, at 4,966,000 square kilometers, a gain of 2,000 Kmw in one day. … Continue reading

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27 August Climate Report: A Wobble Or The Start Of Freeze Up?

Before I begin with the climate report for the day, the local climate sage points out that trees such as figs that usually hang on to foliage until mid-October have shed much of their foliage. And sure enough, the fig … Continue reading

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