MASIE Arctic June 15 2014 – Melt Slows Down A Little Over Last 3 Days

June 15 2014  MASIE Update – Laptev Sea and Greenland Sea and Central Arctic are the three gainers over the last week. 

Thanks to those small gains, the melt has slowed down just a little to -32,825 per day over last 3 days. The average for the last 28 days is -50,272 per day.

Region Start End Last77 Last28 Last14 Last7 Last3 Last1
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 874,825 -813,705 -324,970 -194,710 -110,946 -29,215 -26,987
Barents Sea 645,917 259,620 -386,297 -236,053 -127,835 -78,608 -11,819 -4,328
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 17,969 -835,271 -86,198 -54,150 -59,825 -4,073 -1,722
Bering Sea 697,324 60,292 -637,031 -106,752 -47,382 -39,056 -16,737 -8,669
Kara Sea 933,859 836,428 -97,432 -76,848 -40,492 -33,265 -4,510 -2,019
Chukchi Sea 966,006 831,093 -134,913 -97,599 -75,415 -31,760 -33,534 888
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 1,007,598 -79,539 -79,539 -27,456 -23,661 -4,937 681
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 1,155,003 -105,901 -62,511 -63,651 -22,434 -15,144 -18,286
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 782,534 -70,680 -50,991 -27,199 -17,379 -4,122 -780
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 1,031,227 -39,218 -21,800 -33,859 -6,667 -3,942 -335
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Laptev Sea 897,845 707,490 -190,354 -185,852 -105,157 3,075 22,277 16,335
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,243,698 21,776 -3,050 2,386 3,169 1,999 0
Greenland Sea 603,416 631,794 28,379 -75,775 -8,538 9,800 5,283 9,128
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 11,441,099 -3,364,015 -1,407,617 -803,072 -407,171 -98,474 -36,094
NH (Average Loss per Day) -43,128 -50,272 -57,362 -58,167 -32,825 -36,094

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-165

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