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Published by on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Environment Counts | Causes of Antarctica ice loss found to be complex
Causes of Antarctica ice loss found to be complex Author: Geoff Zeiss – Published At: 2012-07-14 22:27 – (1116 Reads) Nearly 90% of Antarctica’s ice loss is discharged through ice shelves, floating glaciers, into the ocean. The ice shelves also affect the flow of the adjacent grounded ice. Recent examples of sudden break-up events along […]
Environment Counts | Estimated ice loss for major ice-covered areas of the Earth
Estimated ice loss for major ice-covered areas of the Earth Author: Geoff Zeiss – Published At: 2012-03-06 01:37 – (1189 Reads) Mass loss estimated using GRACE data have previously been published for the Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets. Recently Jacob, Wahr, Pfeffer and Swenson have computed mass balance results from GRACE for every region of […]
Published by geoff on 2016-04-06 Sea ice is declining over much of the Arctic. In Hudson Bay the ice melts completely each summer and earlier break-ups are resulting in longer ice-free seasons. A new study examined ice trends trends for 1980â€“2012 in Southern Hudson Bay. Southern Hudson Bay The researchers compiled break-up and freeze-up dates […]