Topic: David Holland
Researchers at NYU found that in the current warm phase of the tropical Atlantic oscillation, a change in wind patterns pushes warm air aong the Antarctic Peninsula.
The Pine Island Glacier, one of the most rapidly melting ice masses in the world, is being rapidly eaten away by warm currents of water below.
Scientists say the Greenland ice sheet is losing about 7 billion cubic feet of ice a year. Now, they are just finally beginning to uncover some reasons why its been shrinking.
09/24/2009 01:00 am