Arctic sea ice minimum ties second lowest on record

Arctic sea ice appeared to reach its annual minimum extent on September 10, 2016, NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) reported today. An analysis of satellite data showed that sea ice around the North Pole shrank to 4.14 million square kilometers (1.60 million square miles). Read more.


Arctic Sea Ice, 10 September 2016. NASA.

Source: NASA Earth Observatory.


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