Category Archives: Polar regions

Arctic winter sea ice puzzle

by Judith Curry

Arctic sea ice extent has been anomalously low this winter.

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Why is the Arctic climate and ice cover so variable?

by Judith Curry

A discussion of Section 8.3 of Alan Longhurst’s book Doubt and Certainty in Climate Science.

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Whats up with the Atlantic?

by Judith Curry

The Washington Post has this dramatic headline:  Global warming is now slowing down the circulation of the ocean with potentially dire consequences.

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New presentations on sea ice

by Judith Curry

I have prepared two new talks on sea ice to present in Nanjing.

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What can we expect for this year’s Arctic sea ice?

by Judith Curry

The seasonal forecasts of Arctic sea ice minimum have been submitted to annual SEARCH Sea Ice Outlook

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Asymmetric responses of Arctic and Antarctic

by Judith Curry

Rapidly melting Arctic sea ice, growing Antarctic sea ice, and concerns about the melting Thwaites glacier – can all of this be explained by anthropogenic global warming?

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Explaining(?) abrupt climate change

by Judith Curry

 . . . suggesting that Dansgaard-Oeschger events resulted from a combination of the effects of sea ice and ice shelves—structures that help define the margins of ice sheets—to account for both the rapid and the slower parts of the cycle.

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