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…

Another sea ice record in the Bering Sea plus April sea ice summary

National Weather Service, Anchorage Forecast Office issued this today: NOAK48 PAFC 032215 PNSAFC PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 215 PM AKDT THU MAY 3 2012 …RECORD SEA…

Icy Arctic Variations in Variability

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A while back, I noticed an oddity about the Hadley Centre’s HadISST sea ice dataset for the Arctic. There’s a big change in variation from…

Jumping the shark: Climate change a national security threat

Wow, this is thick. What next? Climate research becoming classified? Panetta: Climate change a national security threat by Joel Gehrke Commentary Staff Writer for the Washington Examiner – Beltway Confidential…

Cache of historical Arctic sea ice maps discovered

Arctic Sea ice data collected by DMI 1893-1961 Guest post by Frank Lansner I came across a number of maps showing Arctic ice extend from 1893 to 1961 collected by…

Sea Ice News Volume 3 Number 4: NSIDC Arctic sea ice extent touches the normal line

There was a lot of controversy leading up to this moment, as we covered previously on WUWT where NSIDC put a new trailing average algorithm online with no notice, and…

On the plus side, there's no reason for William M. Connolley to comment here anymore

Tom Nelson spots this droll duo: Misc : Stoat The Policy Lass is sick of arguing with stupid people. Anyone who has been to WUWT and the comment threads there…

Sea Ice News Volume 3 Number 3 – Beaucoup Bering Sea Ice

NASA reports in Bering Sea Teeming with Ice that “…the Bering Sea has been choking with sea ice. ” acquired March 19, 2012 download large image (12 MB, JPEG, 6800×8800) acquired…

Sea Ice News Volume 3, #2

In today’s report Arctic Sea Ice on the rise again, presently in the range of normal levels Antarctic Sea Ice is at slightly above normal levels Why is early satellite…

Snow White Takes a Walk In The Park

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I wrote a post called I Used To Be Snow White (… but then I drifted) a week or so ago about a study titled “Impact…

I used to be Snow White

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a paper out by, inter alios, our good friend Judith Curry. The paper is “Impact of Declining Arctic Sea Ice on Winter Snowfall”, by…

Tamino's Trick

Guest Post by Jeff Condon Tamino has his crowd all whipped up about sea ice.  He has done two posts now declaring how stupid I, Anthony Watts, and by association,…

Sea Ice News Volume 3 #1 – The "Arctic Institute" pwns itself

UPDATE: 3/5 8:30PM PST There’s a hilarious backstory on the sockpuppetry that went on yesterday from the founder of The Arctic Institute – read my comment on it here It…

NASA and multi-year Arctic ice and historical context

Over at NASA, they have a press release about old Arctic sea ice disappearing since 1980, including a helpful comparison widget that splits the before and after for comparison. I’ll…

Sea ice decline posited to be driving snowier NH winters

From Georgia Tech, the science press release that gave us the best-warming-headline-evah thanks to media spin, likely started by BBC’s Richard Black. It is worth noting that this study cites…

Best – warming – headline – evah

I’ve been getting a lot of pressure to cover the story by warmspinner Richard Black over at the BBC about a supposed feedback between Arctic sea ice and colder, snowier,…

Sea ice variability within and outside the Arctic Circle

The essay below is a result of some collaboration between Jeff Condon and myself. I’ve been wondering for quite some time if there was any trend difference between the truly…

Alaska On The Rocks

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach From the “weather is not climate” department, the sea ice is in early and thick in Alaska. It makes me shiver just to look at…

The warm-cold oscillation

From the Institute of Physics Cold winters caused by warmer summers, research suggests Scientists have offered up a convincing explanation for the harsh winters recently experienced in the Northern Hemisphere;…

Polar bears becoming a problem in some Arctic towns – survey accuracy questioned

This interesting article shows the information and perception gap between scientists that do helicopter surveys of polar bears and the native people who co-exist in their presence.

NSF just now figures out Archimedes' buoyancy principle

Just like Archimedes discovered millennia ago, it is well known today that the Arctic ice cap displaces it’s own weight in the water so that when it melts it will…

Warming Island / Greenland Sea Regional Climate and Arctic Sea Ice Reconstruction

Guest post by David Middleton The recent return of the Warming Island AGW myth inspired me to build a climate reconstruction for the Greenland Sea region. Temperature Reconstruction I performed…

Study suggests Arctic sea ice loss is not irreversible

We covered this topic before on WUWT, but it showed up again in this week’s AGU highlights. Given the attention to the recent Arctic sea ice low and quick turnaround,…

In other news…Arctic sea ice has turned the corner

We all need a break from the Gore-a-thon, so here’s some cheering news. As I reported on Sept 13th, Sea Ice News: Arctic sea ice “may” have turned the corner sea…