MASIE May 12 2014 – Arctic Ice Extent By Region As of Day 131

May 12 2014  MASIE Update

This is the gain/loss up to day 131. Negative = loss. Sorted with biggest loser in last 7 days at top. Northern Hemisphere is the grand total.

Lots of melting. The Barents Sea has resumed melting after taking 3 weeks off.

Region Start End Change Last 43 Days Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 1,222,204 -466,327 -338,246 -218,087 -128,417 -32,512 -19,978
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 134,207 -719,033 -374,721 -206,766 -126,143 -31,890 -8,214
Barents Sea 645,917 578,699 -67,218 -81,356 -69,456 -100,811 -102,015 -8,955
Bering Sea 697,324 295,192 -402,132 -335,907 -172,256 -59,900 -69,729 -9,417
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 1,214,091 -46,813 -46,813 -46,813 -40,602 -40,833 -5,617
Greenland Sea 603,416 600,932 -2,483 -379 -24,029 -37,026 -17,436 300
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 836,047 -17,167 -17,167 -17,167 -17,167 -12,645 2,950
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 1,055,344 -15,101 -15,101 -15,101 -8,797 -1,251 -15,101
Kara Sea 933,859 926,415 -7,445 -8,609 -8,106 -8,609 -8,609 -399
Laptev Sea 897,845 892,659 -5,186 -5,186 -5,186 -5,186 -5,186 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 3,627 -11,710 -12,111 -4,931 -4,592 -5,542 -4,438
Chukchi Sea 966,006 948,805 -17,201 -17,201 -17,201 -2,611 -3,807 -4,579
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,247,742 25,821 1,339 1,121 -271 -271 -271
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 1,087,137 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 13,044,675 -1,760,440 -1,254,153 -804,609 -540,762 -332,173 -73,720

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-131

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