What Does Record-High Antarctic Sea Ice Say About Climate Change?


Published on Oct 7, 2014

Record lows in sea ice have been recently recorded in the Arctic but ice around the opposite pole of the planet is on the rise. This is probably not due to climate stabilization: The rate of sea ice loss is substantially more than the Antarctic growth-rate. But further study in ocean temperatures, wind direction and more is needed to explain why this is occurring.

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Joy Ng

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