31 Dec '12, 10pm

Light Absorption Speeding Arctic Ice Melt

The record-setting disappearance of Arctic sea ice this fall was an indication to many climate scientists and ice experts that the pace of climate change was outstripping predictions . Geophysical Research Letters The rate of the ocean’s heat absorption is depicted along a color spectrum, with red representing the highest levels and green the lowest. Now a new study published this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters provides a look at a dynamic that may further accelerate the process: the rate at which the ocean underneath the ice absorbs sunlight. The bottom line of the study, which was done by four scientists, three at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany, and one from the department of aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is that the ocean under newly formed ice (“first-year ice...

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Light Absorption Speeding Arctic Ice Melt

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The record-setting disappearance of Arctic sea ice this fall was an indication to many climate scientists and ice experts ...

Light Absorption Speeding Arctic Ice Melt

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