Sea ice news Volume 5, # 5 NSIDC: ‘the expansion in Antarctic sea ice is confirmed’

From NSIDC: Sled dog days of summer NSIDC reports near record Antarctic sea ice extent in July Arctic sea ice extent declined at a fairly rapid rate through the first three weeks of July, but the loss rate then slowed due to a shift in weather patterns. In Antarctica, the advance of sea ice nearly…

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Remember that claim from NSIDC and Walt Meier that the Antarctic ice expansion was due to a ‘processing error’? …never mind

NASA scientist says that error has long since been corrected and the increase in sea ice in Antarctica is real. As readers know, we announced this paper (which was under embargo): Claim: Antartica record high sea ice partially an artifact of an algorithm Cato’s Patrick Michaels and Chip Knappenberger said the whole thing was not…