Daily Archives: April 13, 2016

Bill Nye and Marc Morano Discuss “Climate Hustle” Documentary

Satellite Problems

As noted earlier, there has been a failure of an instrument on one of the satellites used to measure sea ice. As a result, NSIDC (the National Snow and Ice Data Center) has suspended their sea ice extent reporting.

I’ve released the first file of daily data for the Climate Data Service, which includes both sea ice extent (from NSIDC) and sea ice area (from UIUC, the Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). They make it easy to see that a glitch has indeed happened

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Problem with NSIDC data

I was preparing files of daily data for the Climate Data Service when I received word that NSIDC (the National Snow and Ice Data Center) has suspended their sea ice extent reporting, due to a failure of one of the sensors on the satellite they use. They report thus:

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