The bounce back in the extent of sea ice in the Arctic this summer was reflected also in the volume of ice. Data from Europe’s Cryosat spacecraft suggests there were almost 9,000 cu km of ice at the end of this year’s melt season. via Pocket http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25383373#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa