Growth Of Multi-Year Ice

In 2008, Mark Serreze incorrectly forecast an ice-free North Pole – based on the fact that it was covered with thin first-year ice. Cryosat shows below that MYI (black line) has grown substantially in extent since then.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13829785

PIOMAS continues to show record low volumes of ice, despite all indications to the contrary that the ice is thickening.

http://psc.apl.washington.edu/

 

 

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4 Responses to Growth Of Multi-Year Ice

  1. Scott says:

    If PIOMAS is correct, we’ll see essentially zero ice in the summer within 5 years, so it won’t take long to evaluate it.

    -Scott

  2. richcar 1225 says:

    The sea ice volume buildup since 2008 appears to mirror the drop in Arctic Ocean Heat content: From Bob Tisdale

  3. AndyW says:

    It’s going to be great watching how the sea ice thickness changes with tim thanks this new tool. Lets hope they have a public facing website with some weekly or daily maps / graphs.

    Andy

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