Curious Circles in Arctic Sea Ice

NASA’s Operation IceBridge—the airborne mission flown annually over both polar regions—is now in its tenth year making flights over the Arctic. That’s a lot of flight hours spent mapping the region’s land ice and sea ice. But on April 14, 2018, IceBridge mission scientist John Sonntag spotted something he had never seen before. Sonntag snapped…

Arctic ice like you’ve not seen it before

This came to me via a tip, but to be honest I get so many daily emails and comments I’ve lost the original source of the tip. This is via the Canadian Ice Service, and it’s a view I have not seen before. It shows a polar view looking down at the North pole which…

Remember that “unprecedented” Arctic heating event in February 2018? Never mind.

In Feburary 2018, the temperature in the Arctic region went up considerably, prompting the usual caterwauling from climate alarmists worldwide. It looked like this at Vox, they saw red, and the caption is theirs: The temperature plot from the Danish Meteorological Institute showing the spiking temperatures about 80°North: Source: http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/meant80n.uk.php Predictably, excitable pundits went nuts over…

Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen

Claim: Global Warming Causing More Icebergs

Guest essay by Eric Worrall From the “Global Warming Causes More Snow” department comes a claim that the substantially increased risk of maritime embarrassment for scientists trying to sail to the North Pole is the result of global warming. New research documents a counterintuitive impact of global warming: sea-ice hazards to shipping Human-caused warming is…