posted on Nov, 3 2004 @ 08:34 PM
Originally posted by Simulacra
Does this really mean anything though? I mean doesnt water expand when its frozen?
When the water melts the freshwater from the caps goes into saltwater. In certain quantities this can upset the balance of the ocean and the
circulation of cold and warm currents.
Also, the caps melt, there is more land exposed, which allows for more precipitation, which in turn leads to even more freshwater going into the