Sea Ice Prediction

Comparison of observed September minimum Arctic sea ice extent through 2008 (red line) with IPCC AR4 model projections.  The solid black line shows the mean of the 13 models, and dashed black lines show the range of the model results.  Arctic sea ice is melting much faster than predicted by climate models.  (Source: Copenhagen Diagnosis, 2009)

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