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Robots reveal thicker Antarctic sea ice

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Williams, GD, Robots reveal thicker Antarctic sea ice, News in Science - Stuart Gary, ABC Science, Hobart, Tasmania, Online, 25 November 2014, p. 1. (2014) [Newspaper Article]


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Abstract

Sea ice in the Antarctic is much thicker than previously thought, according to new data obtained by robotic submarines. The findings, published today in the journal Nature Geoscience, will help researchers' efforts to understand the global effects of climate change. Satellite images show sea ice coverage is in significant decline in the Arctic due to climate change, however paradoxically it's been increasing in the Antarctic, says the study's lead author Dr Guy Williams of the University of Tasmania.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:sea ice, Antarctica, sea ice depth
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Other Environment
Objective Field:Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Author:Williams, GD (Associate Professor Guy Williams)
ID Code:97139
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2014-12-04
Last Modified:2014-12-04
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