COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Why is Sea Ice Increasing in the Antarctic?
Description: The annual maximum sea ice extent in the Antarctic will likely reach another record high for the second year in a row. How are these record maximums possible when there is overwhelming evidence which shows that the Southern Ocean is warming? To find out, a research team performed a new computer modeling study that showed stronger polar winds produced an increase in Antarctic Sea ice, even in a warming climate. [Source: Accuweather]
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Source: Accuweather
Publish Date: 9/20/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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