Feb 3, 2015 ... Read scientific analysis on Arctic sea ice conditions. ... leading to the formation of
more young, thin ice that is prone to melting out in summer.
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
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 ...
ALASKA HEATS UP The effects of global warming on the north are not limited to
If global warming causes the polar ice caps to melt, how much will the oceans
Melting Polar Ice Caps a ANTON WORONCZUK, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome
to The Real News Network. I'm Anton Woronczuk in Baltimore. A recent study by
Satellite data show that since the late 1970s, September Arctic sea ice extent has
decreased by about 12% per decade.
May 12, 2014 ... A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart
and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two ...
Dec 4, 2014 ... Waters around glaciers (sock image shown) in West Antarctica are warmer than
thought, causing polar ice to melt quicker than expected, ...
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