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Sea ice extent and concentration [in 'State of the Climate in 2007']

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Massom, RA and Reid, P and Barreira, S and Stammerjohn, S, Sea ice extent and concentration [in 'State of the Climate in 2007'], Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 89, (7) pp. S103-S104. ISSN 0003-0007 (2007) [Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Antarctic sea ice in 2007 was characterized by considerable temporal and spatial variability, with ice extent anomalies ranging from a record low in May of –12% or –1.2 × 106 km2 (equal to 1980) to a record high in December of +14% or +1.7 × 106 km2 for the satellite time series (1978–present; Fig. 5.26). The analysis is based on monthly mean SSM/I-derived sea ice concentration data produced by the NSIDC Sea Ice Index project (Fetterer et al. 2002, updated monthly).

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Antarctic, sea ice, extent, concentration, variability, seasonality
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Author:Massom, RA (Dr Robert Massom)
Author:Reid, P (Dr Phillip Reid)
ID Code:129193
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2018-11-14
Last Modified:2018-12-06
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