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PIOMAS November 2017

Another late update. Apologies. It must be because winter is a-coming. --- Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at…
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PIOMAS October 2017

To make up for this somewhat belated PIOMAS update (below), I have for you Andy Lee Robinson's latest update of his Volume ice cube 3D video: ----- Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice…
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Excellent melting season summary

It was posted on Mongabay yesterday and written by Gloria Dickie. --- At 2017 minimum, scientists ask: Is Arctic entering the Thin Ice Age? The sun reflects over thin sea ice and a few floating icebergs near the Denmark Strait…
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PIOMAS September 2017

ATTENTION: For the time being, the Arctic Sea Ice Forum is inaccessible due to a possible hack. I'll post an update once it's on-line again. --- Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume…
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Guest blog: Arctic Prediction Models

Here's another guest blog, sent to me by Lewis Clark, who is also a commenter on the Arctic Sea Ice Forum. Lewis describes this year's melting season and how several forecasts have played out in relation to it. I like…
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Guest blog: Tuk toy what?

Here's a guest blog that was sent to me by Sam Hayes, a PhD student from Northumbria University and regular commenter at the Arctic Sea Ice Forum. For his studies Sam is out on a research expedition in the Arctic…
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PIOMAS August 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Given the ideal weather for ice retention during…
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PIOMAS July 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Last month we finally received some good news…
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Will Petermann calve another one this summer?

Here's a blog post I just read on Andreas Muenchow's Icy Seas blog: Is Petermann Gletscher Breaking Apart this Summer? I am disturbed by new ocean data from Greenland every morning before breakfast these days. In 2015 we built a station…
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Melting momentum: May 2017

Here's a quick blog post, which is mostly a copy of a comment I just wrote on the 2017 melting season thread on the Arctic Sea Ice Forum. For those who want to know more about what melting momentum means,…
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PIOMAS June 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Finally some good news, relatively speaking. The cold…
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PIOMAS May 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: It's no surprise 2017 is still lowest on…
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PIOMAS April 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Just like last month, there haven't been any…
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Lowest maximum on record (again)

After a drop of almost 262 thousand km2 in just three days, it looks highly likely that the maximum for sea ice extent was reached two weeks ago, according to the data provided by JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency…
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PIOMAS March 2017

I'm still travelling, so this is a short update. I'll be back home again tonight and will then finish the post, so be sure to check in again later. --- Another month has passed and so here is the updated…
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PIOMAS February 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Things just keep getting worse. After this year's…
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A new Arctic feedback (?)

Quote from the latest PIOMAS update (10 days ago): There's just no end to this run we have had with anomalously warm temperatures, and storms blowing in from the Atlantic. As we speak, a very powerful winter storm is battering…
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Global sea ice records broken (again)

Sabbatical or not, records must be reported (like I did last year, here and here, albeit a month later). According to NSIDC data, the Global sea ice area record for lowest minimum has just been broken, as shown on this…
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PIOMAS January 2017

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: 2016 has come to a close, and unfortunately…
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EGU 2017 call for abstracts

Here's a short blog post for all of you out there publishing in the scientific literature (you know who you are). There's little less than a week left to submit your papers to the various sessions organized at this year's…
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Global warming 2016: Arctic spin

Here's a great blog post by Tamino that tells this year's Arctic sea ice story and how a few cowards continuously lie(d) about it to their fellow men: Global Warming 2016: Arctic Spin The useful thing about a canary in a…
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The 11th Key Science Moment of 2016

Regular readers of the Arctic Sea Ice Blog will be aware that Neven has, not entirely successfully, been "on sabbatical" for a while. During that time assorted inaccuracies about Neven himself and about the state of sea ice in the Arctic…
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PIOMAS December 2016

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Well, November definitely was an Oh Jesus-month. Just…
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Sabbatical (I hope)

I've alluded to it a couple of times already, but I'm really going to take a break from blogging, as I have been struggling with an Arctic burn-out since 2012. On the one hand it's caused by everything that has…
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PIOMAS November 2016

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: Do you see that 2016 trend line simply…
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PIOMAS October 2016

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: The minimum was reached in September for modelled…
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The 2016 melting season in images

The Arctic year started with the warmest January and February on record: The mild winter led to one of the lowest maximums on record, lowest even on some graphs. And then in April, just before the melting season started, things…
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