Thursday, May 5, 2011

Arctic sea ice second lowest on record

Earth Observatory: In March 2011, after a winter of growth, sea ice extent in the Arctic was the second lowest for the month of March since satellite records were first kept in 1979... Including 2011, the March trend in sea ice extent has been decreasing at a rate of 2.7 percent per decade. Visit World of Change Arctic Sea Ice to see the trend since 1999.