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Why Is Antarctica's Sea Ice Growing While the Arctic Melts? Scientists Have an Answer

Why Is Antarctica's Sea Ice Growing While the Arctic Melts? Scientists Have an Answer | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
While Arctic ice is melting at a record pace, a team of NASA-led researchers say they can explain why Antarctic sea ice has been edging in the opposite direction. That paradox has puzzled scientists for years and given climate-change deniers fodder to dispute global warming.
The group found that the icy winds blowing off Antarctica, as well as a powerful ocean current that circles the frozen continent, are much larger factors in the formation and persistence of Antarctic sea ice than changes in temperature.
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Irreversible collapse of Antarctic glaciers has begun, studies say

Irreversible collapse of Antarctic glaciers has begun, studies say | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
A slow-motion and irreversible collapse of a massive cluster of glaciers in Antarctica has begun, and could cause sea levels to rise across the planet by another 4 feet within 200 years, scientists concluded in two studies released Monday.
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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Melt: Defending the Drama

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Melt: Defending the Drama | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Increasingly, it appears that if there is any systemic bias in climate models, it’s that they understate the situation’s gravity.
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Under the Antarctic Ice - Beauty of The Nature - YouTube

https://www.seoclerks.com/linkin/35502/freemoney Under the Antarctic Ice - Beauty of The Nature The Antarctic ice sheet is one of the two polar ice caps of t...
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, February 23, 2014 3:03 PM

Cool show, focused on ice diving in Antarctica and our old friend Norbert Wu's most recent trip to use HD video to document subsurface antarctic environments.

 

Some great imagery here!