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Professional Paper 1386–A

Chapter A–4 (Figure 12)

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A, Monthly average sea-ice extents in the Southern Hemisphere, November 1978–December 2003. B, Deviations in monthly sea-ice extents in the Southern
Hemisphere, November 1978–December 2003. C, Yearly and seasonal average sea-ice extents in the Southern Hemisphere, 1979–2003. Summer is averaged for January–March; autumn is averaged for April–June; winter is averaged for July–September; and spring is averaged for October–December. All values are derived from data from NASA’s Nimbus 7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSMI). (Updated from Zwally and others, 2002.)

Figure 12.A, Monthly average sea-ice extents in the Southern Hemisphere, November 1978–December 2003. B, Deviations in monthly sea-ice extents in the Southern Hemisphere, November 1978–December 2003. C, Yearly and seasonal average sea-ice extents in the Southern Hemisphere, 1979–2003. Summer is averaged for January–March; autumn is averaged for April–June; winter is averaged for July–September; and spring is averaged for October–December. All values are derived from data from NASA’s Nimbus 7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) and the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Special Sensor Microwave Imager (SSMI). (Updated from Zwally and others, 2002.)



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