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What will be the JAXA maximum this year?

>14.75 million
0 (0%)
14.5 to 14.75 million
0 (0%)
14.375 to 14.625 million
0 (0%)
14.25 to 14.5 million
0 (0%)
14.125 to 14.375 million
0 (0%)
14 to 14.25 million
1 (1.6%)
13.875 to 14.125 million
13 (20.3%)
13.75 to 14 million
15 (23.4%)
13.625 to 13.875 million
19 (29.7%)
13.5 to 13.75 million
12 (18.8%)
13.375 to 13.625 million
2 (3.1%)
13.25 to 13.5 million
2 (3.1%)
13.125 to 13.375 million
0 (0%)
13 to 13.25 million
0 (0%)
<13 million
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 63

Voting closed: January 31, 2018, 09:09:05 AM

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Re: January Poll: JAXA Maximum
« Reply #50 on: March 14, 2018, 05:50:35 PM »
JCG, gerontocrat wrote yesterday that he would take a holiday, but I guess it was a short one. ;)
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Re: January Poll: JAXA Maximum
« Reply #51 on: March 15, 2018, 05:11:24 AM »
JAXA March 14th, 2018: 13,853,284 km2, an increase of 15,418 km2 and a new max.

2018 needs to increase another 25,003 km2 to be even with 2017 max.  ;)
Which is the best answer to Sep-2012 ASI lost (compared to 1979-2000)?
50% [NSIDC Extent] or
73% [PIOMAS Volume]

Volume is harder to measure than extent, but 3-dimensional space is real, 2D's hide ~50% thickness gone.
-> IPCC/NSIDC trends [based on extent] underestimate the real speed of ASI lost.

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Re: January Poll: JAXA Maximum
« Reply #52 on: March 16, 2018, 05:19:16 AM »
JAXA March 15th, 2018: 13,875,677 km2, an increase of  22,393 km2 and a new max.

2018 needs to increase just 2,610 km2 to be even with 2017 max.
Which is the best answer to Sep-2012 ASI lost (compared to 1979-2000)?
50% [NSIDC Extent] or
73% [PIOMAS Volume]

Volume is harder to measure than extent, but 3-dimensional space is real, 2D's hide ~50% thickness gone.
-> IPCC/NSIDC trends [based on extent] underestimate the real speed of ASI lost.

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Re: January Poll: JAXA Maximum
« Reply #53 on: March 17, 2018, 05:04:27 AM »
Surprise surprise!!    :o

JAXA March 16th, 2018: 13,874,375 km2, a drop of 1,302 km2.
Very small drop, but 2018 is still the lowest max on record.
Which is the best answer to Sep-2012 ASI lost (compared to 1979-2000)?
50% [NSIDC Extent] or
73% [PIOMAS Volume]

Volume is harder to measure than extent, but 3-dimensional space is real, 2D's hide ~50% thickness gone.
-> IPCC/NSIDC trends [based on extent] underestimate the real speed of ASI lost.

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Re: January Poll: JAXA Maximum
« Reply #54 on: March 22, 2018, 12:20:53 AM »
So it looks like we can call it. The maximum for 2018 was 13.891 million square km. If you guessed at 13.75 to 14m, you erre bang on. If you guessed at 13.875 to 14.125 you just barely got it right, and if, like me, you guessed at 13.625 - 13.875 you just missed it. If you it it, well done; if you missed it, better luck next time.