Nansen Corrects Sea Ice Data – Sea Ice Extent Now Greater, Near Normal for Most of April/May

By Steven Goddard and Anthony Watts From Steve: In May, WUWT reported on an apparent error in the Nansen ice extent data. It appears that we were correct, as Nansen has adjusted their 2009 extent data upwards. The (light red) line below shows their ice extent data from May 2, 2009. It had been too…

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Steig's Antarctic Peninsula Pac-mann

WUWT readers may recall a couple of weeks ago that I suggested that the weather stations with different climatic influences of the Antarctic peninsula, which might very well merit its own separate climate designation from the Antarctic mainland, was heavily weighting the Steig et al results ( Nature, Jan 22, 2009).  Essentially that weighting “gobbled…