Arctic sea ice drops to record low

Sea ice melting keeps growing….

Arctic sea ice drops to record low – Nature News Blog

Arctic sea ice extent last week dropped to a new record minimum. At 4.24 million square kilometres, sea ice cover on 8 September was 27,000 sq km below the previous record low, observed in 2007.

Maps produced by scientists at the University of Bremen in Germany — on the basis of high-resolution microwave data from a sensor on board NASA’s Aqua satellite — first showed on 5 September that ice extent was lower than on the same date in 2007.

Further reading:

Summer Arctic melt among worst ever

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low, According to One Measure

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