News tagged with sea ice loss

GRACE-FO: Cracking a cold case

Reports of the rapidly melting West Antarctic ice sheet often refer to how much the melting could add to global sea levels—as if meltwater raises the ocean evenly, like a sink filling up. The reality is far different. Water ...

dateMay 03, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Arctic sea ice loss could dry out California

Arctic sea ice loss of the magnitude expected in the next few decades could impact California's rainfall and exacerbate future droughts, according to new research led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists.

dateDec 05, 2017 in Environment
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