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Antarctic ice hole about the size of Tasmania may affect Australia’s weather

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Lieser, JL, Antarctic ice hole about the size of Tasmania may affect Australia's weather, The Mercury, News Corp Australia, Australia, 20 October (2017) [Media Interview]


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Abstract

A giant hole in the sea ice off the coast of Antarctica close to the size of Tasmania could change weather systems in Australia, a Hobart researcher says. The estimated 55,000km2 hole, known as the Weddell Sea or Maud Rise Polynya, has opened for the third time in 40 years.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:Antarctica, sea ice, polynya
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Author:Lieser, JL (Dr Jan Lieser)
ID Code:121932
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2017-10-20
Last Modified:2017-10-23
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