Arctic sea-ice extent ends up not even close to setting a new low record

I called the Arctic sea-ice turn upwards a few days ago here. From NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the “you could also say 31st highest on record” department. End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its yearly lowest extent on Sept. 13, NASA and the…

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NASA flights gauge summer sea ice melt in the Arctic

  From NASA By Maria-Jose Viñas, NASA’s Earth Science News Team Earlier this year, Arctic sea ice sank to a record low wintertime extent for the third straight year. Now NASA is flying a set of instruments north of Greenland to observe the impact of the melt season on the Arctic’s oldest and thickest sea…