Nov 4, 2014 ... Read scientific analysis on Arctic sea ice conditions. .... that affect ice motion and
bring in warm or cold air that influence ice melt and growth.
Yes -- the contraction of the Arctic ice cap is ... When that covering melts, the
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
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 ...
If global warming causes the polar ice caps to melt, how much will the oceans
Peter Wadhams, ScD, is professor of Ocean Physics, and Head of the Polar
Ocean Physics Group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical
Jun 16, 2014 ... A UK team believes it can now make skilful predictions of how much sea ice will
melt during Arctic summers. The scientists say the amount of ...
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
Satellite data show that since the late 1970s, September Arctic sea ice extent has
decreased by about 12% per decade.
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 ...