International Polar Year: It’s all about the Ice Caps

Science Magazine online rings in the International Polar year, a 2 year research initiative with the goal of exploring both the arctic and antarctic ice caps and their relation to the global climate as a whole.

I am very excited about this, because of how relavent that subject is to our daily lives.

How fast sea levels rise over the coming century–potentially one of the most serious consequences of global warming–will depend on how fast the polar ice sheets melt. –from the Intro

I’ll keep a running post of the developments and the research.

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