May 6, 2015 ... As winter turns to spring, the seasonal decline in Arctic sea ice kicks .... Since ice
gets thicker as it survives several melt seasons, ice age is a ...
Polar ice consists of sea ice, ice sheets, and glaciers. ... water to the oceans
through either the melting of or the "calving" off of icebergs from the world's land
ALASKA HEATS UP The effects of global warming on the north are not limited to
Essentially Arctic sea ice is more important for the earth's energy balance
because when it increasingly melts, more sunlight is absorbed by the oceans
Dec 4, 2014 ... Waters around glaciers (sock image shown) in West Antarctica are warmer than
thought, causing polar ice to melt quicker than expected, ...
If global warming causes the polar ice caps to melt, how much will the oceans
Satellite data show that since the late 1970s, September Arctic sea ice extent has
decreased by about 12% per decade.
Peter Wadhams, ScD, is professor of Ocean Physics, and Head of the Polar
Ocean Physics Group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical
Oct 1, 2014 ... Satellite data show that the Antarctic sea ice melt is having a ... Another lie is that
polar bears, in order to find ice that has melted away, are ...
Sep 22, 2014 ... Arctic sea ice shrank to its summer minimum -- and 6th-lowest level on record --
on Sept. 17, according to data released Monday by the ...