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August 18, 2016
Sea ice strongly linked to climate change in past 90,000 years
Oslo, Borway (SPX) Aug 17, 2016
"The Arctic sea ice responded very rapidly to past climate changes. During the coldest periods of the past 90,000 years the sea ice edge spread relatively quickly to the Greenland-Scotland Ridge, and probably far into the Atlantic Ocean." says first author Ulrike Hoff, a researcher at Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate (CAGE). Sea ice amplifies the climate changes that are occurring at any given time. Its growth and melting has profound effects on climate, the marine environmen ... read more

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