What does the 2010 Arctic Sea ice minimum extent signify?



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    The 2010 Arctic Seaice minimum extent signifies the minimum area of the Arctic sea covered by ice. To put that informati0n in perspective in spetember the Arctic Sea Ice minimum was 4.90 million square kilometers and then in October it went up to 5.44 million square kilometers meaning the Arctic Sea was covered in more ice in October than September. Additionally the Arctic Sea is serves as cooling mechanism for the rest of the Earth and over time its been getting smaller as an indicator of global warming. In the last 30 years the Arctic Sea Ice cap has gotten smaller affecting the earth in various ways.

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