Sunday, July 08, 2012

Arctic Ice Melting Rapidly

Wow -- Arctic sea ice is disappearing fast. The most recent plot of sea ice volume, as estimated by PIOMAS, shows a stunning drop -- at the end of June the volume was 9% below last year's value, and 36% below the value of 4 years ago:

1 comment:

Steve said...

David, putting this post and the previous one together, it is possible that we will have a record low Arctic sea ice minimum within months of record global temperatures.

It would be interesting to watch the "skeptic" response to those events.