Global Sea Ice Extent

September 17th Data:

Arctic Sea Ice: 1.2 Million km

Antarctic Sea Ice: 1.5 million km

Net Global Sea Ice Deviation: 0.3 million km

Ocean Circulation Disruption

Looking at the latest sea surface temperature anomaly map from Unisys, it seems there may be an issue with the ocean currents. I remember hearing recently (I believe on that there was an unexplained warming of Pacific waters along the west coast of the United States. As things like this tend to be sensationalized by the media, I often just ignore the commentary. Inevitably, whatever is happening in the world gets blamed on man. So we fast forward a few weeks to the NOAA claim that October was the warmest on record. The claim was obviously laughable, but I decided to do some poking around. I wanted to see how sea surface temperatures were doing. I bring up a reliable data product, which is the Unisys SST Anomaly Map, to check out the health of ocean temperatures. I find something a bit odd in the images. […]