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originally posted by: Greven
originally posted by: donhuangenaro
and for the ice on the antarctica:
I think you misunderstand. That is sea ice - ice around Antarctica - not on the continent nor on the ice shelf.
This sea ice is seasonal and more sea ice does not mean good things for the ice shelf - it might be indicative of increased melting of the ice shelf into the ocean. Ice is mostly fresh water and salty seawater does not freeze as easily as fresh water.
Cameras Were Placed In A Remote Area In Greenland. What They Captured Is Stunning And Terrifying
…the film clip from the “Chasing Ice” documentary is also proof that climate change is having a profound effect on our planet.
The Ilulissat Glacier was calving and for 75 minutes it retreated a full mile and collapsed an area of ice the size of Manhattan!