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November 25, 2015

Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 328

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  1. I have a question. If you go to this web site, you will see that they are claiming 10.9 million sq km of arctic ice. Look at the bottom left corner. What gives?

    Comment by codybo — November 25, 2015 @ 6:39 PM | Reply

  2. This web site claims that there is 10.9 million sq. km of arctic sea ice. Is this right?

    Comment by codybo — November 25, 2015 @ 7:13 PM | Reply

  3. And you use IJIS data?

    Comment by ra3000 — November 26, 2015 @ 12:39 AM | Reply

  4. That’s about a 6% difference. Which method is correct, or more likely to be correct?

    Comment by Gary Meyers — November 26, 2015 @ 7:37 AM | Reply

    • Depends on the time of year etc. Some methodologies claim to be more accurate during melt season.

      Comment by sunshinehours1 — November 26, 2015 @ 11:50 AM | Reply

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