Storm Highway by Dan Robinson
Weather, photography and the open roadClick for an important message
Home | Blog Index | Blog Archives | Christianity & Faith Essays

                   Monday, February 25, 2008 - 7:58PM

Arctic sea ice recovers

By DAN ROBINSON
Editor/Photographer
25 Years of Storm Observing
Important Message
Dan's RSS/XML feed
Dan's YouTube Video Channel

The following images are from the University of Illinois cryosphere web site. This first image shows a side-by-side comparison of summertime Arctic sea ice conditions in August of 1980 compared to August of 2007:

Click to enlarge

This image shows wintertime Arctic sea ice conditions in February of 1980 compared to today (February 2008):

Click to enlarge

While it's clear that the summertime coverage was dramatically lower last year, it has recovered nearly to normal wintertime coverage this season. It will be very interesting to see if the ice coverage retreats this summer to the extent it did last year.

Post a Comment
Please note that IP addresses are logged. Abuse will be reported to ISPs or corporate network management

The following comments were posted before this site switched to a new comment system on August 27, 2016:

25 Years of Storm Observing
Important Message
Dan's RSS/XML feed
Dan's YouTube Video Channel

This web site is made possible by support from CIS Internet.
CIS Results-Oriented Internet Marketing

GO: Home | Weather Observing | Photography | Extreme Weather Library | Stock Footage | Blog

Featured Weather Library Article:

Power arcs during storms
All about those blue-green glows in the sky and what causes them.
More Library Articles

All content © Dan Robinson. All usage requires a paid license - please contact Dan for inquiries.

Web Site Design and Internet Marketing by CIS Internet