Hey @NSIDC Looks like we have a sea-ice sensor failure – again

12 years ago, I pointed out to NSIDC in this post: Errors in publicly presented data – Worth blogging about? Because they told me it “wasn’t worth blogging about” in…

Finally! “North Pole soon to be ice free in summer” – Why did it take so long?

Guest “post that doesn’t mention ChiCom-19” by David Middleton APRIL 20, 2020 North Pole soon to be ice free in summerby University of Hamburg The Arctic Ocean in summer will…

Winter sea ice maximum extent on March 5 was the highest since 2013

From Polar Bear Science Posted on March 24, 2020 | Winter sea ice maximum extent on March 5 was the highest since 2013 The most positive thing that US National…

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…

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…

Arctic sea ice melt may have turned the corner this season – with no new record low

This was the news from NSIDC on Sept 5th, 2017: Average sea ice extent for August 2017 ended up third lowest in the satellite record. Ice loss rates through August were…

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…

NSIDC on Arctic Sea Ice: 'A new record low September ice extent now appears to be unlikely."

From the National Snow and Ice Data Center. A cool and stormy Arctic in July An extensive area of lower than average temperatures in the Central Arctic and the Siberian…

Sea Ice News Volume 5 #6 – Arctic sea ice extent turns the corner for 2014, new high sea ice record set in the Antarctic

From NSIDC: Arctic sea ice reaches minimum extent for 2014  September 22, 2014 On September 17, Arctic sea ice reached its likely minimum extent for 2014. This is now the…

Sea ice news Volume 5, # 5 NSIDC: 'the expansion in Antarctic sea ice is confirmed'

From NSIDC: Sled dog days of summer NSIDC reports near record Antarctic sea ice extent in July Arctic sea ice extent declined at a fairly rapid rate through the first…

Sea Ice News Volume 5 Number 4 – Are polar satellite sea ice sensors going wonky?

Sunshine hours writes: I have been a bit worried about the deep deep dive in Antarctica Sea Ice Extent. It appears to be a processing or sensor error. As of…

Sea Ice News Volume 5 #4 – 2014 Sea Ice Forecast Contest First Predictions

From the Sea Ice Prediction Network Summary: Thank you to the groups that contributed to the 2014 June report; 28 pan-Arctic contributions (plus one additional regional) is a record for…

Sea Ice News Volume 5 #3 – The 2014 Sea Ice Forecast Contest

While we have done this usually a week ahead in prior years, I’m very late out of the gate this year, as I have a lot of distractions and work…

Sea Ice News Volume 5 #2 – NOAA forecasts above normal Arctic ice extent for summer 2014

By Joe Bastardi and Anthony Watts (based on an email exchange) This is interesting. NOAA is forecasting the months of August, September, and October of 2014 to have above normal…

Sea Ice News – Volume 5 Number 1 – multiyear ice on the rise

Multi-year Arctic ice posts a large gain, peak ice occurred later this year. Antarctica had fourth highest minimum. From NSIDC: Arctic sea ice at fifth lowest annual maximum Arctic sea…

Arctic Sea Ice Appears to Have Reached Maximum And Other Ice Observations

Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC) By WUWT Regular “Just The Facts” Per the image above, Arctic Sea Ice Extent made a late season run, but it…

Southern Sea Ice Area Minimum 2nd Highest on Record

By WUWT Regular Just The Facts Southern Hemisphere Sea Ice Area reached a minimum of 2.447 Million Sq km on February 23rd, 2014, which exceeded the prior 2nd highest minimum of…

Sea Ice News Volume 4 Number 6: Arctic sea ice has most definitely turned the corner – Maslowski is falsified

Plus notes on the ARCUS sea ice forecasting contest As I pointed out on September 16th in Sea Ice News Volume 4 Number 5: No ice free Arctic this year…

Sea Ice News Volume 4 Number 5: No ice free Arctic this year – it appears that Arctic sea ice has turned the corner

It looks like the Maslowski Countdown has ended early and there will be no “ice free Arctic” as predicted this year. From NSIDC, which has a 5 day average in…

Sea Ice News Volume 4 number 4 – The Maslowski Countdown to an 'ice-free Arctic' begins

A grand experiment is being conducted in the Arctic this year that may not only falsify a prediction made in 2007, but may also further distance a connection between Arctic…

Sea Ice News Volume 4 #3 – 2013 Sea Ice Forecast Contest

We are closing on the Arctic sea ice minimum. Will it be another Serreze death spiral media opportunity? Or will it be ho-hum- nothing to see here, move along? Once…

Observations From The WUWT Sea Ice Page

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts Global Sea Ice Area, shown above, has remained quite average this year.…

Al Gore's "Reality Minions" think the North Pole is melting – except that's NOT a photo of the North Pole

Even journalists get tripped up into thinking this is photo from the North Pole. At the real North Pole, history shows this to be a relatively common occurrence. It isn’t…

Why Antarctic Sea Ice Is the Better Climate Change Indicator

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University Global warming theory predicts that rising levels of CO2 will gradually warm the air and…