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Analysis of NOAA Arctic Sea Ice extent since 1979

For climate analysis we consider the average monthly extents for March and for September of each year in the satellite record, and the differences (the melt extent). 266 more words

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Comparing NOAA to MASIE Arctic Ice Extent 

Some might be interested to compare MASIE results with NOAA Sea Ice Index, since NOAA is a typical reference for Arctic Ice news. NOAA uses only passive microwave readings, while MASIE includes other sources, such as satellite images and field observations. 267 more words

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Measuring Arctic Ice (But Were Afraid to Ask)

There are several research centers that monitor Arctic ice extent, especially NSIDC (USA), DMI (Denmark), JAXA (Japan), and NANSEN (Norway). All start with the same data from passive microwave sensors on NASA satellites. 943 more words

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ARCTIC SEA ICE ---A second maximum---

This is a little interesting, mainly because it kerpows a custard pie into the face of the overly-serious reporters who where making drama of a “low maximum”. 2,172 more words

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