Rocky Rex's Science Stuff
Monday, 4 July 2016
Climate Change - Arctic sea ice
ocean covered by sea ice.
Arctic sea ice
melts back in Summer, and then refreezes in Winter.
of Arctic sea ice is largest in March each year, and at its lowest each September.
It is reducing over time
- the graph comes from the US
National Snow and Ice Data Center.
The NSIDC also publish this graph.
More graphs and other data are also available from the
Arctic Data Archive System
, operated by the Japanese
Arctic Environmental Observation Center.
shows Arctic sea ice area since 1850:
the remarkable decline of
Arctic sea ice over
the last century is far beyond anything seen for a long time:
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