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Esa´s Cryosat sees Arctic sea-ice
volume bounce back

BBC News [UK], by Jonathan Amos

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/16/2013 9:14:23 AM

Data from Europe´s Cryosat spacecraft suggests there were almost 9,000 cu km of ice at the end of this year´s melt season. This is close to 50% more than in the corresponding period in 2012. It is a rare piece of good news for a region that has witnessed a rapid decline in both area cover and thickness in recent years. But scientists caution against reading too much into one year´s "recovery". "Although the recovery of Arctic sea ice is certainly welcome news, it has to be considered against the backdrop of changes that have occurred over the last few

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The article is from the BBC so of course it´s replete with negative comments.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/16/2013 9:38:12 AM     (No. 9655873)

Don´t tell the Blobal Blarming Idiots, this doesn´t fit their lies.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 12/16/2013 9:42:18 AM     (No. 9655884)

I saw the photos - - and it´s very obvious that this is temporary ice - - not permanent ice.

It´s pretty easy to tell the difference - - even if you´re not a "climate scientist."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 12/16/2013 10:59:34 AM     (No. 9656027)

Notice how thecommentors accept the data but immediately point out that single data points are meaningless and only trends measured over decades or century´s have any meaning in this argument (the complete record of arctic ise volume is , umm according to the article, 4 years. and its compared to "estimates" from the 1980s).

Aren´t these exactly the same folks who breathlessly inform us that every major weather event (Heat wave, cold snap, typhoon, blizzerd, drought, flood crop failure, locust horde, high tide.....) is a direct and incontrovertible result of AGW?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sandbar, 12/16/2013 11:24:20 AM     (No. 9656077)

Comets, sun spots and diarrhea all linked to GW also.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 12/16/2013 11:26:54 AM     (No. 9656080)

Denial is no a river.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mamafrog, 12/16/2013 2:12:44 PM     (No. 9656256)

There is zero chance of changing short term ice coverage. It will be quite clear in another decade what is happening in the arctic. Perhaps watchful waiting would be preferable to name calling?

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