TITLE

CRACKING THE ICE

AUTHOR(S)
Nash, J. Madeleine
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Time;
SOURCE TYPE
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Antarctica and the increasing numbers of large icebergs coming off of ice shelves including the Ross Ice Shelf. Effects of global warming on the ice which makes up Antarctica; Effects of the ice melting on ocean levels; Evidence that areas of Antarctica are warming while others are cooling; Description of the McMurdo Dry Valleys; Size of icebergs falling off of the Ross Ice Shelf; Interest scientists have in studying the ice in Antarctica which contain air bubbles that are millions of years old.
ACCESSION #
8969347

 

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