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Sea Ice Extent - Day 113 - Antarctic / Global

1979 and 1982 were the two highest Global sea ice extent for day 113.

The reason for that is the unusually high Antarctic Sea Ice.  After 1982, Antarctic went down quickly and then slowly climbed until the records in 2008 and later.

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Antarctic Sea Ice

Sea Ice Extent - Day 113 - 3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day - Antarctic Sets 25th Daily Record For 2015

3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day – Well above one standard deviation.

25th Daily Record for Antarctic – 1.7 million above the 1981-2010 mean. 

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Antarctic Sea Ice

Melt season update – Bering Sea ice abundant & Davis Strait ice 2nd highest since 1971

Polar bear habitat in the eastern Bering Sea has expanded since the official spring “maximum extent” was called for late February, and Davis Strait sea ice is tied for 2nd highest since 1971 for this week. 932 more words

Sea Ice Habitat

Sea Ice Extent - Day 112 - 3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day - Antarctic Sets 24th Daily Record For 2015

3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day – Well above one standard deviation.

24th Daily Record for Antarctic – 1.75 million above the 1981-2010 mean. 

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Antarctic Sea Ice

Can massive plankton blooms speed global warming?

‘The increase in Arctic phytoplankton warms the ocean surface layer through direct biological heating …’

Staff Report

FRISCO — Scientists already know that melting sea ice in the Arctic is speeding up global warming in the region because darker-colored water absorbs more heat than reflective ice. 258 more words

Climate And Weather

Sea Ice Extent - Day 111 - 3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day - Antarctic Sets 23rd Daily Record For 2015

3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day – Well above one standard deviation.

23rd Daily Record for Antarctic – 1.75 million above the 1981-2010 mean.  20 more words

Antarctic Sea Ice

Sea Ice Extent - Day 110 - 3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day - Antarctic Sets 22nd Daily Record For 2015

3rd Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day – Well above one standard deviation.

22nd Daily Record for Antarctic – 1.6 million above the 1981-2010 mean. 

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Antarctic Sea Ice