Jack Eddy – discoverer of the Maunder Minimum and LIA, 1931-2009

…it is with great sadness that I report that Jack Eddy passed away yesterday. – Dr. Leif Svalgaard in comments today “My reasons for taking this less-traveled road were many. One is the inevitable thrill of discovery when you wander into new areas. More importantly, you also avoid the danger of being too comfortable in…

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Sea Ice Speed Bump: WUWT?

UPDATE: Dr. Walt Meier of NSIDC writes in with some information, seethe end of the article. I’m getting weary of answering this question in comments, so here it is front page. Note the little bump right about June 1st. Rick W asks: Can anyone explain the upward bump in the sea ice extent that seems…