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Antarctic sea ice

Climate change winning? Scientists confirm receding Antarctic sea ice has hit record low!

The sea ice is likely to decrease further as it usually melts to its smallest for the year at the end of February in the summer of southern hemisphere, researchers said.

Feb 16, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

Climate change: Total loss of sea ice this year bigger than the entire area of India!

Warming temperatures caused the oceans to warm up as well, which in turn caused above average sea ice loss.

Dec 07, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

Antarctic has barely changed in size in last 100 years, claim scientists

According to estimates by climate scientists at the University of Reading in London, Antarctic has lost only 14 per cent summer sea ice since the early 1900s.

Nov 24, 2016, 19:22 PM IST

Microalgae chemical to aid scientists in examining past changes to Antarctic sea ice!

The source of the chemical in question has been traced to a widespread and commonly occurring constituent of microalgae inhabiting Antarctic sea ice.

Aug 30, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

The study, led by a team from the University of Melbourne, found significant amounts of methylmercury, an especially dangerous strain of mercury, in the Southern Ocean, Xinhua news agency reported.
 

Aug 02, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Underwater robot provides first detailed 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice

A team of scientist has developed first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice using an underwater robot.

Nov 25, 2014, 12:45 PM IST

Research questions satellite data over Antarctic sea expansion

The Antarctic sea ice may not be expanding as fast as previously thought, a new research suggests, adding that there may be a processing error in the satellite data.

Jul 23, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Underwater vehicle to measure Antarctic Sea ice

In a bid to get a better understanding of the effects of global climate change, New Zealand scientists will begin a project to measure Antarctic sea ice from below this coming southern summer.

Jul 16, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

Strong westerly winds behind dramatic increase in Antarctic sea ice levels

Despite warmer air and oceans, there`s more sea ice in Antarctica now than in the 1970s, a new study suggests.

Sep 19, 2013, 14:10 PM IST