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The long-term trend for Arctic sea ice extent has been definitively downward.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using data from the National Snow and Ice Data Center. NASA photograph by Linette Boisvert. Story by Maria-José Viñas, NASA’s Earth Science News Team.

Published September 24, 2019
Data acquired September 18, 2019

Sources:
DMSP > SSM/I
DMSP > SSMIS
Nimbus 7 > SMMR
Photograph