Arctic sea ice low, struggling to winter maximum


Data released March 1, 20011 by NOAA’s National Snow and Ice Data Center shows that the seasonal extant of Arctic sea ice at the end of February, 20011, stood at a well below the level set in February 2007, the record low year for the annual summer minimum, and almost 3 million square kilometers below the average for that winter date, when sea ice is usually within days of its greatest seasonal extant for the  year.

The source article data release - arctic sea ice extant February 28, 2011 was published March 1, 2011 by NOAA National Snow and Ice Data Center .

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