Here I'll publish some tools to monitor the Arctic sea ice minimum 2008. Don't count on regular updates, but they may happen nevertheless. Note that I'm not an expert.
Some GFS model output plots that may be useful.
Animation of sea ice concentration 2005–2008, showing NSIDC data.
Animation of sea ice concentration and buoy positions (2008 melt season).
Animation of GDAS sea ice data 2007–2008.