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Arctic sea ice / Re: 2020 Sea ice area and extent data
« on: May 29, 2020, 03:13:59 PM »
NSIDC Total Area as at 28-May-2020 (5 day trailing average) 9,652,338 KM2         
         
Total Area         
 9,652,338    km2      
-570,047    km2   <   2010's average.
-254,704    km2   <   2019
-1,022,681    km2   <   2000's average.
         
Total Change   -44    k   loss
Peripheral Seas   -33    k   loss
Central Seas___   -11    k   loss
         
Peripheral Seas         
Okhotsk______   -2    k   loss
Bering _______   -6    k   loss
Hudson Bay___   -12    k   loss
Baffin  Bay____   -9    k   loss
St Lawrence___   -0    k   loss
Greenland____    2    k   gain
Barents ______   -7    k   loss
         
Central Arctic  Ocean Seas         
Chukchi______    3    k   gain
Beaufort_____    2    k   gain
CAA_________   -3    k   loss
East Siberian__   -13    k   loss
Central Arctic_   -3    k   loss
Laptev_______    7    k   gain
Kara_________   -4    k   loss
         
Sea ice area loss on this day 44 k, 23 k less than the 2010's average loss of 67 k         
         
- 2020 area is at position #2 in the satellite record.         
- 2020 Area is 570 k less than the 2010's average         
- 2020 Area is 1023 k less than the 2000's average         
- 2020 Area is 85 k more than 2016         
- 2020 Area is 255 k less than 2019
         
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Big drop in sea ice area loss while extent loss up a bit.
Sea ice loss in the Central Arctic Sea halts.

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