Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Unraveling a major cause of sea ice retreat in the Arctic Ocean

ScienceDaily
Quantitative analysis has evidenced the acceleration system of melting ice: dark water surfaces absorb more heat than white ice surfaces, thus melting ice and making more water surfaces in the Arctic Ocean. Details here.

Global fingerprints of sea-level rise revealed by satellites

NATURE|NEWS

Geological processes send more meltwater from glaciers and ice sheets to Earth's mid-latitudes. Story here.

Greenland. Photo by Uffe Wilken