Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Breaking All Records


Shayn Roby’s Take: As Al Gore might be forced to put it: The South Pole is the INCONVENIENT POLE.

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://nsidc.org/data/seaice_index/index.html

Antarctic sea ice extent at the end of July was the highest on record for that day, growing to 18.077 million sq km. The previous record of 17.783 was set in 2010, whilst the 1981-2010 average was 16.869.

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ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/south/daily/data/

Ice extent has been above average all year, and, according to NSIDC, is outside the 2 Standard Deviation range now.

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http://nsidc.org/data/seaice_index/index.html

Sea ice area also continues to run at well above average.

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http://arctic.atmos.uiuc.edu/cryosphere/IMAGES/seaice.anomaly.antarctic.png

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