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3D Cryosat' Tracks Arctic Winter Sea Ice


Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, research, tech, environment, climate, Cryosat )

Ray
- 948 days ago - bbc.co.uk
To understand Arctic sea ice requires measurement of both area and thickness, Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.



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. (0)
Sunday April 19, 2015, 12:15 pm
One thing (polar) ice is good for is reflecting much of the incoming solar radiation, certainly a lot more than open sea. Now would that be proportional to area or volume ?
 

Animae C (511)
Sunday April 19, 2015, 4:27 pm
Noted
T.Y. Ray
 

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Monday April 20, 2015, 12:22 am
Thank you!
 
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