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Ice core reconstruction of sea ice change in the Amundsen-Ross Seas since 1702 A.D

Thomas, Elizabeth R.; Abram, Nerilie

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Antarctic sea ice has been increasing in recent decades, but with strong regional differences in the expression of sea ice change. Declining sea ice in the Bellingshausen Sea since 1979 (the satellite era) has been linked to the observed warming on the Antarctic Peninsula, while the Ross Sea sector has seen a marked increase in sea ice during this period. Here we present a 308 year record of methansulphonic acid from coastal West Antarctica, representing sea ice conditions in the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-05-23
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/111446
Source: Geophysical Research Letters
DOI: 10.1002/2016GL068130

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