Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Arctic Melt Season Lengthens

Source - NASA Science News for April 1, 2014

A new study shows that the length of the melt season for Arctic sea ice is growing by several days each decade. This is allowing the Arctic Ocean to absorb enough additional solar radiation in some places to melt as much as four feet of the Arctic ice cap's thickness.

The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/01apr_arcticice/

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