Arctic Sea Ice minimum volumes 1979-2017

Categories: Audio, Video, Big picture
Published on: December 19, 2017

Andy Lee Robinson / 07 October 2017

Latest visualization of the startling decline of Arctic Sea Ice, showing the minimum volume reached every September since 1979, set on a map of New York with a 10km grid to give an idea of scale. It is clear that the trend of Arctic sea ice decline indicates that it’ll soon be ice-free for an increasingly large part of the year, with consequences for the climate.