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Christoffer, Without sea ice surrounding Svalbard, I am not surprised. I am happy not being a Svalbardian Polar Bear.
Our friend Andy is mentioned in an article in DMI (in Danish):
One of the reasons for the weirdness around Svalbard is probably caused by the lack of sea ice around the islands.
Toggle Commented Jan 25, 2014 on Looking for winter weirdness 2014 at Arctic Sea Ice
IJIS: Major changes with the IJIS numbers, please read more over at the forum, cant link because it ends up in the spammer!
Neven, You mean the Autobahn not the dirt road?
Toggle Commented Aug 30, 2013 on New year, new Healy expedition at Arctic Sea Ice
Very cloudy and a little sun over the summer in the Arctic and very hot weather in Europe is probably the reason for the relatively cold weather up north. It all about ying and yang!
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2013 on ASI 2013 update 7: cold and cloudy at Arctic Sea Ice
Yes there seems to be the same physics as when a leg is fractured, the result typically a reinforced bone.
Toggle Commented Aug 16, 2013 on Perception of the Arctic 2 at Arctic Sea Ice
What coffee?
Toggle Commented Aug 15, 2013 on Third storm at Arctic Sea Ice
John, She is docked in Barrow at the moment?
Toggle Commented Aug 15, 2013 on Third storm at Arctic Sea Ice
Nope! 2009 was higher!!
Gratulerer og velfortjent og til resten av teamet for den saks skyld.
"""It is possible that SIE numbers are being increasingly overestimated as you mention, but area should not have this problem.""" I think so, I have a feeling we have a lot of 15.something % cells all over the Arctic Sea.
Toggle Commented Aug 11, 2013 on Third storm at Arctic Sea Ice
Talking about slipping, Petermann may calve earlier than expected, have a look for yourself over at the forum!
New temperature record (25,9 C)for Greenland. From DMI but in Danish:
I think the whole idea of naming the Storms / Cyclones etc. is based on pure commercialism, like Mothers Day, Valentine's Day with too many other examples, so after thinking about it for a day, I think it is nonsense.
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2013 on The Naming of Arctic Cyclones at Arctic Sea Ice
Neven, Hear, Hear!
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2013 on Ice pack in full at Arctic Sea Ice
It is too early for Bounty mood yet!
Toggle Commented May 29, 2013 on ASI 2013 update 1: a slow start at Arctic Sea Ice
A-Team; I believe similar numbers of different names regarding ice and snow is found in the Sami, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish and Russian language, probably not Canadian and American they are too young and influenced by too many cultures even way up north. But the Norwegian word ROTEN (rotten) is probably the best word for the general situation in the polar sea, and it is now well adapted into the English language. Like Rucksack, Slalom, Fjord and many other words, not to forget the Swedish word, Smorgasbord.
Maybe Pavlov will give sea ice a break this summer?
Toggle Commented May 21, 2013 on The Four Charts That Really Matter at Arctic Sea Ice
2013 will be a decisive year, after the record low in 2012, until now there is not much difference between the 2 years from a space shuttle perspective, the only difference I can see, it is still pretty cold in the CAA, but along the coast of Ellemere and Greenland I see potential differences, the ice is literally loose all the way from Amundsen Gulf (Beaufort Sea) to Flade Isblink (North East Greenland.
Toggle Commented May 16, 2013 on 2012/2013 Winter Analysis at Arctic Sea Ice
3,014.699 M km2 is my "qualified" estimate, I will not tire you with the calculations behind this figure. And I expect less than 499,000 km 2 in 2016! But I still believe the volume figure is far more important at this point in the remaining life of the Arctic Sea Ice.
Jim; You are probably aware of, extend/area is not of much interest when explaining the situation, and can easily be manipulated as we see every winter maximum, and we hear the classic "Recovery song", but you are right it has as much importance as almost anything else.
Toggle Commented May 1, 2013 on Ice cube volume video at Arctic Sea Ice
Now we need an animation that shows how little importance extend / area has in relation to volume, hopefully it will be as simple and pedagogic as the "Ice cube animation"
Toggle Commented May 1, 2013 on Ice cube volume video at Arctic Sea Ice
A-Team, Yes I noticed it went true the rocks, but I can at least see 3 cracks on that image, and I can see true heavy clouds today from the swath images, some vague cracks!
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2013 on Perception of the Arctic at Arctic Sea Ice
This frustrating, but trying once more: What on ice is going on here? 2 or more big cracks are seen over the GIS just south west of Dronning Louse Land / North East Greenland::::::
Toggle Commented Apr 21, 2013 on Perception of the Arctic at Arctic Sea Ice