Research Highlight: Arctic Sea Ice Loss Likely To Be Reversible
(Click to enlarge) Arctic Ocean melt ponds. (Credit: Karen Frey/Clark University)
New research by Till Wagner and Ian Eisenman, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, resolves a long-running debate over irreversible Arctic sea ice loss.
(From Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego)– Ever since the striking record minimum Arctic sea ice extent in 2007, the ominous scenario of a sea ice tipping point has been a fixture in the public debate surrounding man-made climate change and a contingency for which Arctic-bordering countries have prepared. Read the full story »