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Whither Antarctic sea ice?

Wolff, Eric W.. 2003 Whither Antarctic sea ice? Science, 302 (5648). 1164. 10.1126/science.1090004

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Abstract/Summary

To an observer from space, the growth and retreat of the white ring of sea ice around Antarctica would be one of the clearest signs that Earth's climate varies on seasonal and longer time scales. However, the record of satellite observations is too short to assess whether there have been climate-related trends in sea ice extent.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1126/science.1090004
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Antarctic Science in the Global Context (2000-2005) > Signals in Antarctica of Past Global Changes
ISSN: 0036-8075
NORA Subject Terms: Meteorology and Climatology
Glaciology
Earth Sciences
Date made live: 16 Feb 2012 10:57
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/13067

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