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Arctic sea ice / Re: The 2019 melting season
« on: August 01, 2019, 05:48:45 PM »
To me it looks like this year's falling even further behind 2012 in terms of finishing with the lowest extent on record. 
I thought you were dead. A new record, in my view, depends on the weather. GFS shows a mini cyclone torching the ESS for a few days. That 350k of slush will be gone. A compaction event (like 2007) could put 2019 over the top. I give it 50/50%. The second law is pissed off with all that hot land and warm water surrounding all that ice. Expect to be surprised.

Arctic sea ice / Re: The 2019 melting season
« on: April 25, 2019, 05:04:09 PM »
Where did you read this?  Is there a website that tracks albedo?
One of our users, Tealight has built a whole slew of marvelous tools to follow Albedo.,1749.0.html

You can track albedo from Topaz4 using Godiva2;

Last year it was based on imported data. I don't know about this year. Look for the data to jump on Mondays, that is when they import data.

Arctic sea ice / Re: Arctic Image of the Day
« on: August 29, 2013, 06:06:29 AM »

Don't know if he's heading to the arctic, but it is my picture of the day.


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