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…