“Where’s the sea ice?” Right where it’s been for most of the Holocene.

Guest “geological perspective” by David Middleton This is sort of a sequel yesterday’s post: Where’s the sea ice? 3 reasons the Arctic freeze is unseasonably late and why it matters.…

Where’s the sea ice? 3 reasons the Arctic freeze is unseasonably late and why it matters

I’ve watched the region’s transformations since the 1980s as an Arctic climate scientist and, since 2008, as director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center. I can tell you,…

"…the Arctic Ocean could be nearly ice-free at the end of summer by 2012"

Its always important to remember what has been predicted by the elders of science, and to review those predictions when the time is right.  In four months, just 132 days…

Yet another error in NSIDC graphs?

UPDATE: problem solved, see below. I wonder if NSIDC actually looks at their own output from day to day? I know that sounds harsh, but the reality is that bloggers…