by J. Hunt, Dec 1, 2021 in TheGreatWhiteCon
Christmas is coming. Santa’s secret summer swimming pool has frozen over. The time has come for a new monthly Arctic update.
The JAXA/ADS/ViSHOP web site is undergoing maintenance for a week, so let’s start the festive season with a look at high resolution AMSR2 area and extent:
by P. Gosselin, Nov 14, 2021 in NoTricksZone
Data from the Danish Polar Portal shows Greenland ice melt slowing significantly over past 10 years. Increasingly rapid mass loss is a myth.
German climate site Die kalte Sonne here looks at whether Greenland is really melting faster or not in its 78th climate and energy video (3rd segment).
Satellite measurement has allowed accurate measurements over the years and so reliable trends are detectable.
Greenland has added mass since July
Over the past year, since September 2020, Greenland has seen a number of heavy snowfalls, as depicted by the solid blue line in the chart by the Danish polarportal.dk:
Image cropped: Die kalte Sonne.
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