Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Problems with DMSP-F17 SSMIS data

So far this month NSIDC have suspended all processing of the Sea Ice Index (G02135). This is explained on the NSIDC Sea Ice Index page as follows.
Notice (04/05/2016): Due to issues with the DMSP-F17 SSMIS data used to create the Sea Ice Index, we are suspending processing and investigating the problem with our data providers. Learn More. For questions, contact NSIDC User Services.

Monday, 28 March 2016

What is interesting about maximum extent?

The maximum has never excited me in the way the minimum extent can, but there is something interesting about it.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

PIOMAS 29 February

PIOMAS data is now out. So here is a summary of the data based on the gridded data provided by the PIOMAS team. Once again thanks is due to the PIOMAS team for making this data available and up to date.

Friday, 4 March 2016

Extreme Arctic Warmth Continued into February

NCEP/NCAR temperature data is now out for February 2015, it shows January's staggering warmth in the Arctic continuing.


Sunday, 28 February 2016

PIOMAS on 31 January

As promised in the comments of my previous post, I am going to break down the difference between January 2015 and January 2016 in terms of region and thickness.


Monday, 22 February 2016

How is the Volume Pulse going?

Earlier this month I didn't have the time to look at January's PIOMAS data, and still don't really aim to cover PIOMAS in detail until April's data is out in early May. At that stage I will make my prediction for this year's SIPN. However I have been looking at how the volume pulse is going and thought I'd do a quick update on it.