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September 2, 2014

MASIE Arctic Sep 2 2014 – Melting Has Stopped For 2 Days

Sep 2 2014  MASIE Update – Melting has stopped for 2 days

Data here.  Click for bigger.

MASIE Northern_Hemisphere Freeze.Melt as of 2014244

MASIE Central_Arctic Freeze.Melt as of 2014244

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-244

Region 157 days ago End Last 156 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Chukchi Sea 966,006 310,781 -655,225 -272,835 -140,273 -94,780 -35,052 -14,128
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 27,437 -1,233,467 -118,835 -48,542 -22,301 -14,827 -11,324
Kara Sea 933,859 126,637 -807,222 -156,230 -50,304 -37,917 -10,217 -4,768
Laptev Sea 897,845 23,968 -873,876 -174,345 -14,258 4,246 -1,189 -3,104
Barents Sea 645,917 137,333 -508,584 47,041 23,606 75 1,513 -2,023
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,014,929 -206,992 -183,800 -33,133 23,529 13,836 -348
Bering Sea 697,324 0 -697,324 0 0 0 0 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 18,220 -1,670,310 -40,563 8,444 798 3,767 741
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 719,419 -351,026 -131,590 -21,198 7,301 1,100 1,485
Greenland Sea 603,416 216,699 -386,716 -129,315 -34,501 -29,130 -9,463 2,347
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 544,936 -542,201 -341,332 -69,682 -1,791 17,434 5,595
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 522,941 -330,273 -136,823 2,661 8,992 13,815 27,523
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 5,664,444 -9,140,671 -1,638,628 -377,181 -140,980 -19,281 1,996
NH (Average Loss per Day) -58,221 -58,522 -26,942 -20,140 -6,427 1,996

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Sep 02 2014 – -985,000 sq km below Normal

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Sep 02 2014 – -985,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. Data for Day 244. Data here.

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September 1, 2014

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Sep 01 2014 – Still 1.7 million sq km Higher Than 2012

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,Arctic Sea Ice Extent,NSIDC — sunshinehours1 @ 7:59 AM
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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Sep 01 2014 – -1,005,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. Data for Day 243. Data here.

1.7 million sq km higher than 2012 for the same day. 1 million higher than 2011. 1 million higher than 2007 … etc etc

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August 31, 2014

MASIE Arctic Aug 31 2014 – Infill Edition

Aug 31 2014  MASIE Update – The data for day 241 us missing because of the data glitch on 30-Aug-2014. I have infilled with a guess using the formula (Day 240 + Day 242) / 2

 

Data here.  Click for bigger.

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-242

MASIE Central_Arctic Freeze.Melt as of 2014242

MASIE Northern_Hemisphere Freeze.Melt as of 2014242

Region 155 days ago End Last 154 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Chukchi Sea 966,006 322,273 -643,733 -273,253 -152,628 -82,580 -47,546 -23,560
Greenland Sea 603,416 214,362 -389,053 -137,668 -52,481 -30,460 -28,937 -11,800
Barents Sea 645,917 125,481 -520,436 30,863 12,611 -11,729 -26,084 -10,339
Kara Sea 933,859 132,148 -801,711 -183,939 -54,982 -37,843 -18,547 -4,706
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 505,283 -347,932 -172,939 -22,496 -6,741 -269 -3,843
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 717,347 -353,098 -136,302 -46,463 6,076 -5,861 -972
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 41,866 -1,219,037 -113,002 -45,855 -8,017 -9,579 -397
Bering Sea 697,324 0 -697,324 0 0 0 0 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 14,462 -1,674,068 -58,086 1,865 4,220 18 9
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 528,474 -558,664 -367,032 -100,198 -45,079 -7,241 971
Laptev Sea 897,845 27,175 -870,670 -185,864 -21,211 1,962 2,048 2,018
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,010,793 -211,128 -194,195 -58,087 -3,742 29,060 9,700
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 5,640,806 -9,164,308 -1,791,416 -539,924 -213,934 -112,939 -42,919
NH (Average Loss per Day) -59,125 -63,979 -38,566 -30,562 -37,646 -42,919

August 30, 2014

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Aug 30 2014 – Drifting Towards 1 Standard Deviation

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,Arctic Sea Ice Extent,NSIDC — sunshinehours1 @ 12:46 PM
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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Aug 30 2014 – -1,022,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. Data for Day 241. Data here.

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Sea Ice Data is late today – Aug 30 2014

UPDATE: Data has been published

Normally the NSIDC Sea Ice Data is posted on their site at 6:51am Pacific Time.

Some days it is late or isn’t updated until the next day.

The MASIE data gets updated about 7:17am Pacific. It was updated … but it is the previous days data.

 

August 29, 2014

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Aug 29 2014 – Flattening Out

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,Arctic Sea Ice Extent,NSIDC — sunshinehours1 @ 6:42 PM
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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Aug 29 2014 – -1,068,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. Data for Day 240. Data here.

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MASIE Arctic Aug 29 2014 – Smallish Melt – Central Arctic Up

Aug 29 2014  MASIE Update – Smallish Melt – Central Arctic Up

Data here.  Click for bigger.

MASIE Central_Arctic Freeze.Melt as of 2014240

MASIE Northern_Hemisphere Freeze.Melt as of 2014240

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-240

Region 153 days ago End Last 152 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 526,531 -560,606 -403,086 -135,058 -57,657 -20,196 -9,184
Kara Sea 933,859 141,560 -792,300 -208,394 -61,807 -19,750 -22,995 -9,136
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 42,660 -1,218,243 -126,611 -50,283 -7,223 -7,078 -8,785
Barents Sea 645,917 146,158 -499,759 53,791 35,795 22,362 8,900 -5,406
Greenland Sea 603,416 237,962 -365,454 -114,575 -42,848 -16,280 -7,868 -5,337
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 719,292 -351,153 -127,641 -57,714 14,690 7,173 -3,917
Laptev Sea 897,845 23,140 -874,705 -224,482 -37,409 4,939 3,417 -1,987
Chukchi Sea 966,006 369,392 -596,614 -237,721 -129,618 -45,495 -36,169 -426
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 14,444 -1,674,087 -62,523 -465 4,183 -2,978 0
Bering Sea 697,324 0 -697,324 0 0 0 0 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 512,969 -340,245 -176,859 -25,011 -4,652 -980 7,418
Central Arctic 3,221,921 2,991,393 -230,528 -215,618 -101,321 -33,385 -7 9,660
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 5,726,644 -9,078,471 -1,843,719 -605,737 -138,268 -78,780 -27,101
NH (Average Loss per Day) -59,336 -65,847 -43,267 -19,753 -26,260 -27,101

August 28, 2014

MASIE Arctic Aug 28 2014 – Last 7 Days Up and Down – Barents Sea Unusual

Aug 28 2014  MASIE Update – The last 7 days have been up and down. 6 regions gained over last day (see at bottom) and 5 of those have a positive change over 3 days.

Data here.  Click for bigger.

See how bizarre the Barents Sea is compare to previous 4 years.:

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MASIE Northern_Hemisphere Freeze.Melt as of 2014239

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-239

Region 152 days ago End Last 151 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Kara Sea 933,859 150,696 -783,163 -197,441 -56,246 -6,863 -15,760 -7,781
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 535,715 -551,422 -399,480 -160,613 -52,800 -24,345 -5,451
Chukchi Sea 966,006 369,819 -596,188 -243,128 -135,602 -55,842 -35,034 -3,888
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 14,444 -1,674,087 -62,007 -6,262 4,287 4,201 -2,470
Greenland Sea 603,416 243,299 -360,116 -113,522 -36,738 -5,499 -2,979 -136
Bering Sea 697,324 0 -697,324 0 0 0 0 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 505,552 -347,663 -189,321 -47,791 -5,478 -9,943 1,398
Central Arctic 3,221,921 2,981,734 -240,188 -228,505 -136,325 -47,407 1,203 2,145
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 723,209 -347,236 -115,035 -66,257 19,482 11,937 5,847
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 51,445 -1,209,458 -113,934 -41,690 -7,698 1,707 6,169
Barents Sea 645,917 151,565 -494,353 67,628 39,410 42,304 19,985 7,908
Laptev Sea 897,845 25,126 -872,718 -236,263 -53,555 6,063 3,703 9,965
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 5,753,745 -9,051,370 -1,831,007 -701,669 -109,452 -45,325 13,705
NH (Average Loss per Day) -59,548 -65,393 -50,119 -15,636 -15,108 13,705

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Aug 28 2014 – Highest In Last 8 Years

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Aug 28 2014 – -1,075,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. Data for Day 239. Data here.

2006 was the last time Arctic Sea Ice Extent was higher for day 239.


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