arctic freezeup

Discussion in 'Environment' started by Old Rocks, Dec 27, 2012.

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    The Arctic Ice freezeup has continued its course along the very bottom of the past freezeups.

    Northern Hemisphere Sea Ice Area

    The present freezeup is over 1.6 million square kilometers less than the norm. And we are nearly done with this year. The differance between the previous low point and this years low point was the greatest that it has ever been. And then there is the total volume;



    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnCy-R7mLHI]PIOMAS Arctic Sea Ice Volume 1979 - 2012 September 2nd - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Granny gonna take a cruise across the North Pole...
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    Say Goodbye to Arctic Summer Ice
    12 April 2013 - By the time today's babies graduate college, there's a very good chance they could celebrate with a cruise across the North Pole.
     
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    I notice they left out the 2010 max in the images which showed In March 2010, average Arctic sea ice extent was 15.10 million square kilometers (5.83 million square miles). This was 670,000 square kilometers (260,000 square miles) above the record low, set in March 2006
     

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