Whither Antarctic sea ice?

To an observer from space, the growth and retreat of the white ring of sea ice around Antarctica would be one of the clearest signs that Earth's climate varies on seasonal and longer time scales. However, the record of satellite observations is too short to assess whether there have been climate-related trends in sea ice extent.

Details

Publication status:
Published
Author(s):
Authors: Wolff, Eric W.

On this site: Eric Wolff
Date:
1 January, 2003
Journal/Source:
Science / 302
Page(s):
1164-1164
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1090004