2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Tied for Second Lowest on Record

From NASA Global Climate Change 2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Tied for Second Lowest on Record By Maria-José Viñas, NASA’s Earth Science News Team The extent of Arctic sea ice at the end of this summer was effectively tied with 2007 and 2016 for second lowest since modern record keeping began in the late 1970s.…

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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…