Scientists link climate change to increased ice in the Antarctic
Basically, a layer of fresh ... calculate the salt content and temperature of the water from 1985 to 2010. They were able to use that data to conclude that this cool cap on the ocean is indeed what has caused the increased sea-ice in Antartica.
The Vanishing Arctic Ice Cap
As the continents continued to move, climatic changes brought about by shifts in water and air currents caused the Earth to gradually cool down. It was formed from the fresh ... as the ice cap recedes, shipping lanes between the Atlantic and Pacific ...
The Antarctic’s Ice Paradox
It’s no secret that the ice sheet is melting in Greenland. Last year, the Arctic ice cap shrunk to ... Carleton said. As fresh water melts into the ocean it decreases the salinity of the seawater, he explained. Water with less salt content freezes ...
Arctic Surface Waters Warm Without Insulating Ice Cap
The historical average temperature there is -1 C - remember that the salt in ocean water keeps it liquid at temperatures that would cause fresh water ... strong winds sweeping ice out of the Arctic Ocean via Fram Strait into the Atlantic Ocean where ...
Water - fresh and salt, liquid and solid
As the planet heats up, polar ice is melting, causing sea levels to rise. Stronger westerly winds have been pushing more warm water up into the Arctic basin, making it a more inviting habitat for certain Atlantic ... on water - fresh and salt, liquid ...