Topic: Polar Science Center
Temperature, rather than precipitation, might have caused fluctuations in the size of Peru's Quelccaya Ice Cap, the largest tropical ice cap, finds a new study.
Jakobshavn Glacier has bagged the tile of Greenland's Fastest Glacier in Greenland: In the summer of 2012 it reached a record speed of over 150 feet per day.
New data indicates the continuation of a long-term decline in summer ice underway since at least 1979. Researchers say roughly half the decline can be attributed to global warming.
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Global warming may have accelerated the irreversible loss of ice shelves that are thousands of years old, say scientists.
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