TITLE

The Arctic shifts to a new normal

AUTHOR(S)
Jeffries, Martin O.; Overland, James E.; Perovich, Donald K.
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Physics Today;Oct2013, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the climatic trends in the Arctic region as of October 2013. It states that the thickness and the age of the ice made it resilient to oceanic and atmospheric forcing, such as storms, solar radiations, and air and water temperatures. It mentions that global warming contributes large effect in the region, like the increase of Arctic air temperature. It adds that ice caps, glaciers, and the Greenland ice sheet are losing mass.
ACCESSION #
90482359

 

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