Losing our cap

Graphic of 2007 Arctic summer iceThis is the best graphic I’ve found showing this year’s summer ice with the long-term average represented by the pink line.

“The sea ice cover this year has reached a new record low,” says Mark Serreze, senior research scientist at the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo. “It’s not just that we beat the old record, we annihilated it.”

Full report at Scientific American