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Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System

Proceedings of a Workshop

Antarctic Sea Ice Variability in the Southern Ocean-Climate System( )
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,
Division on Earth and Life Studies,
Ocean Studies Board,
Polar Research Board,
Editor: Thomas, Katie
Macalady, Alison
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

The sea ice surrounding Antarctica has increased in extent and concentration from the late 1970s, when satellite-based measurements began, until 2015. Although this increasing trend is modest, it is surprising given the overall warming of the global climate and the region. Indeed, climate models, which incorporate our best understanding of the processes affecting the region, generally simulate a decrease in sea ice. Moreover, sea ice in the Arctic has exhibited pronounced declines...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Science / Physics / Geophysics
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Oceans & Seas
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 Inches

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