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- READING ASSESSMENT B ANTARCTICA. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/31/2003, Vol. 72 Issue 18, p2A
Reports that global warming might be the reason some ice shelves in Antarctica collapsed. Other speculated reason behind the collapse of the ice shelves in Antarctica; Information on the part of the Larsen Ice Shelf that collapsed; Questions for children after the discussion on ice shelf collapse.
- TALES FROM THE ICE. Janes, Patricia // Science World;11/12/2001, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p20
Explores the mysteries of global warming through analyses of ice from the depth of Antarctica. INSET: A SLICE OF ICE.
- Whale of a meltdown. O'Meara, Stephen James // Odyssey;Mar98, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p5
Focuses on the meltdown of polar ice in Antarctica. Impact of global warming; Evidence from whaling records.
- Polar ice melting; Penguins dying. // Earth Island Journal;Spring95, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p16
Reports that the polar ice in the Antarctic Peninsula are melting because of global warming. Polar ice melting's impact on marine species in the area; Comments by Antarctic scientists.
- The Big Meltdown. Woodard, Colin // E: The Environmental Magazine;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p19
Discusses the collapse of the Larsen-B ice shelves in the Antarctic region. Role of the collapse on global sea level rise; Results of a study on the rate of warming in the region, as of march 2005; Implications of the rate of warming for animals in the region.
- Ominous swelling at Antarctica's icy heart. // New Scientist;5/28/2005, Vol. 186 Issue 2501, p55
The article reports that ice at the centre of Antarctica is growing thicker even as ice is melting away at the continent's edge. Over the past decade the interior of the world's largest mass of ice, the east Antarctic ice sheet, has accumulated an extra 450 billion tonnes of ice and risen by...
- Interactive comment on "Ice flow modelling at EPICA Dome C and Dome Fuji, East Antarctica" by F. Parrenin et al. // Climate of the Past Discussions;2007 Supplement, Vol. 3, pS17
A review of the article "Ice Flow Modelling at EPICA Dome C and Dome Fuji, East Antarctica," by F. Parrenin and colleagues is presented. The researchers summarized theoretical issues and offered with further development of their recent work on the application of a 1-D glaciological model, first...
- Trouble Ahead? // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/9/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 14, Special section p2
This article discusses the effects of global warming on Antarctica's penguins. Penguins hunt for food in Antarctica's waters. They use floating sea ice as a place to rest while they search. Global warming is causing the ice to melt. Melting ice makes it harder for penguins to hunt. The role of...
- IT'S GETTING WARM OUT HERE. // Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/17/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 14, p4
Reports on the meltdown of polar ice caps at an alarming rate, according to a 2004 study by scientists. Cause of global warming which results to the meltdown of ice caps; Percentage of sea ice around the North Pole that has melted during the past three decades; Effect of the condition on polar...