MASIE Arctic Aug 20 2014 – Tiny Melt – Central Arctic Shows Freeze (or uncompaction)

Aug 20 2014  MASIE Update – Tiny Melt … Central Arctic has more ice for first time in 2 weeks. 3 other regions also grew (see bottom table).

Data here.  Click for bigger.

MASIE Central_Arctic Freeze.Melt as of 2014231

MASIE Northern_Hemisphere Freeze.Melt as of 2014231

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-231

Region 144 days ago End Last 143 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 715,992 -354,453 -109,619 -106,453 -73,473 -47,818 -24,625
Chukchi Sea 966,006 437,579 -528,427 -209,798 -123,683 -67,842 -37,322 -13,476
Kara Sea 933,859 173,651 -760,208 -323,859 -109,217 -37,863 -13,479 -3,290
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 519,529 -333,685 -190,576 -137,031 -46,510 -8,249 -751
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 614,041 -473,096 -391,938 -254,743 -89,880 -14,630 -577
Laptev Sea 897,845 37,955 -859,889 -339,566 -161,828 -52,366 -10,430 -271
Barents Sea 645,917 113,727 -532,190 23,174 19,410 295 857 0
Bering Sea 697,324 0 -697,324 -1,339 0 0 0 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 0 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 76,484 -1,184,419 -176,798 -63,681 -30,661 -11,236 505
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 11,082 -1,677,449 -106,453 -44,596 -9,842 -1,516 1,305
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,051,432 -170,490 -144,797 -149,260 -70,696 -17,449 3,369
Greenland Sea 603,416 269,787 -333,629 -126,603 -77,260 -13,178 2,944 18,587
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 6,022,402 -8,782,713 -2,098,170 -1,208,341 -492,015 -158,328 -19,223
NH (Average Loss per Day) -60,991 -74,935 -86,310 -70,288 -52,776 -19,223

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