View Full Version : Satellite Images Show Arctic Ice At Another Low

2008-Aug-29, 04:10 PM
Envisat satellite observations from mid-August show that a new record of low polar sea-ice coverage in the Arctic could be reached in sometime in September. This follows last summer's record minimum ice cover in the same area. Current ice coverage in the Arctic has already reached the second absolute minimum since observations from [...]

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2008-Aug-29, 04:51 PM
So when do scientists think it will go? I've heard all kinds of predictions 2020, 2034, 2040, 2085 and even 2008! It's clear rate of ice loss is increasing but I suppose some of these feedback mechanisms are less easy to predict.