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Sea-ice extent and concentration

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Massom, RA and Reid, PA and Stammerjohn, S and Barreira, S, Sea-ice extent and concentration, American Meteorological Society. Bulletin - Special Supplement, 90, (8) pp. S118-S120. ISSN 0003-0007 (2009) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]


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Abstract

2008 was a year of exceptional seasonal variability in Antarctic sea-ice coverage, characterized by three distinct phases of overall sea-ice extent anomalies: i) well above average (January–April inclusive and December), ii) moderately above average (May–June), and iii) average to slightly below average (July–November), but with substantial regional variability that reflects patterns of atmospheric circulation.

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Oceanography not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Author:Massom, RA (Dr Robert Massom)
Author:Reid, PA (Dr Phillip Reid)
ID Code:62234
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2010-03-10
Last Modified:2010-06-09
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