NSIDC: satellite sea ice sensor has "catastrophic failure" – data faulty for the last 45 or more days

The DMSP satellite is still operating, but the  SSM/I sensor is not Regular readers will recall that on Feb 16th I blogged about this graph of arctic sea ice posted on the National Snow and Ice Data Center sea ice news page. The downward jump in the blue line was abrupt and puzzling. Click for…

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