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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 […]

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Published by geoff on 2014-05-25 Methane is some 25 times as strong as carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas. Arctic methane emissions, which vary by a factor of two more from year to year, come from several sources. Wetlands at high latitudes are the primary source, but methane is also released into the atmosphere from […]

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Glacial/interglacial cycles determined by Milankovitch insolation cycles and ice volume Author: Geoff Zeiss – Published At: 2013-08-02 12:44 – (1725 Reads) Although astronomical frequencies corresponding to Milankovitch cycles are found in almost all paleoclimatic records, it is clear that the climatic system does not respond linearly to insolation variations. The best well-known disagreement between the […]