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Ocean layers and polar ice sheets

July 4th, 2011 · No Comments

Warming Ocean Layers Will Undermine Polar Ice Sheets, Climate Models Show
ScienceDaily (July 3, 2011) — Warming of the ocean’s subsurface layers will melt underwater portions of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets faster than previously thought, according to new University of Arizona-led research. Such melting would increase the sea level more than already projected.

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