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@DrPlanktonguy@ecoevo.social
2024-01-21 14:21:10

If nothing else, the recent cold snap we have experienced around the Great Lakes says how far behind this winter season is for ice cover. The recent "jump" in cover is trivial. Lake Erie is often significantly covered by now and after the deep freeze is... 22%, and the entirely of the #GreatLakes is only 12%. This is *really low for this time of year. And, the ice is not thick either,…

@DrPlanktonguy@ecoevo.social
2024-02-15 15:41:22

The @… is correct that the #GreatLakes are disturbingly #ice free, and point out that the ten lowest ice-cover years are all since 2000 (with only exception of 1995). This affec…

@DrPlanktonguy@ecoevo.social
2024-02-15 15:41:22

The @… is correct that the #GreatLakes are disturbingly #ice free, and point out that the ten lowest ice-cover years are all since 2000 (with only exception of 1995). This affec…

@DrPlanktonguy@ecoevo.social
2024-01-02 14:51:32

Anyone who wants to track the state of ice cover and thickness (such as it is) for 2024 on the Great Lakes, you can see the data here. 🧊 #GreatLakes #ClimateChange
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image/png a map of very limited ice cover for 31 Dec 2023 on the Great Lakes with coverage and maximum ice thickness. Ice is only forming so far in some northern bays of Lake Superior and in North Channel near Sault Ste. Marie. Map from US National Ice Center.
@DrPlanktonguy@ecoevo.social
2024-01-24 19:39:01

Every damn year.
Unfortunately, some people never listen.
#GreatLakes #dontbestupid