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NASA: Warm Ocean Currents Cause Majority of Ice Loss from Antarctica

Breaking news from NASA and the ICEsat team, that’s their headline, not mine. This really makes all the hype over the now discredited Steig et al. paper, which attempted to establish an air temperature warming trend as one of the … Continue reading ?
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Warm ocean currents cause majority of ice loss from Antarctica

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

"This study demonstrates the power of space-based, laser altimetry for understanding Earth processes," said Tom Wagner, cryosphere program scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington." Coupled with NASA's portfolio of other ice she... Read Post

Warm ocean currents cause majority of ice loss from Antarctica

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Warm ocean currents are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarctica, new research shows. New techniques have been used to differentiate, for the first time, between the two known causes of melting ice shelves - warm ocean ... Read Post

Warm ocean currents cause majority of ice loss from Antarctica

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Reporting this week (Thursday 26 April) in the journal Nature, an international team of scientists led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has established that warm ocean currents are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarct... Read Post


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