## Wednesday, October 07, 2009

### Antarctic ice most resilient in recorded history.

In Geophysical Research Letters, Tedesco and Monaghan published an article observing that the amount of melting ice in Antarctica between October 2008 and January 2009 (the most recent local summer) was the lowest figure in the recorded history - i.e. from 1980:
An updated Antarctic melt record through 2009 and its linkages to high-latitude and tropical climate variability