Dramatic drop in Antarctic Sea Ice

Antarctic Sea Ice

You might, or perhaps might not have seen some of the stories regarding the sudden drop in the amount of Antarctic sea ice. As an example, the UK’s Guardian reports on 2nd July 2019 … ‘Precipitous’ fall in Antarctic sea ice since 2014 revealed Plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to … Read more Dramatic drop in Antarctic Sea Ice

Record Low Sea Ice in Antarctica

sea ice

Since the 1970s we have a very accurate measurement via satellites of what is going on with the extent of the sea ice in both the Arctic and also the Antarctic. It is actually possible to look even further back by using ships records, for example Cook encountered a wall of sea ice when searching … Read more Record Low Sea Ice in Antarctica

Arctic Update – The 2018 Melt Season is Over

arctic sea ice

Now that the annual melt season is over, how did 2018 pan out in the Arctic? We have very precise Satellite measurements that go back over almost 40 years so this degree of precision gives us some quite specific trends. If you are familiar with the ongoing climate change trend in the Arctic then you … Read more Arctic Update – The 2018 Melt Season is Over