TITLE

The last place on Earth…to have permanent ice cover

AUTHOR(S)
Reilly, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/16/2007, Vol. 194 Issue 2608, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses what the last place on earth to be covered with ice would be, if global warming remains unchecked. He feels it would not be the Arctic, since in he past 20 years the Arctic Ocean has lost about 10 percent of its permanent ice cover. However, the East Antarctica has been stable in recent years, and has even grown a bit. This is because it has very few shelves extending into the ocean, preventing the area being exposed to the warm waters offshore.
ACCESSION #
27199270

 

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