Category Ice

How fast is Arctic sea ice refreezing this year?

Bishop Hill have a post stating “Isn’t the Arctic refreeze quick this year?” I’ve done a quick check on the rate that the ice is refreezing this winter, compared to the previous years. It’s not a terribly scientific method – just copying this years trajectory and moving it to match the previous years by eye. […]

When will the summer Arctic be nearly ice free?

This is a nice short and pleasingly informal summary of the latest work on predictions of loss of summer sea ice in the Arctic, published in GRL. The paper is perhaps more useful as an up-to-date literature review than an analysis paper, which is perhaps a kinder way of saying what Stoat says. The paper […]