Antarctica in a Changing Climate: The impacts of the Antarctic Ice Sheet response to climate change will have global consequences for millions living near the coast. It’s just a matter of when.

Taryn L. Noble, Eelco J. Rohling, Felicity S. McCormack

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Abstract

Understanding how the Antarctic Ice Sheet will respond to anthropogenic climate change is not a straightforward problem, but accurate projections are required to help societies prepare for impacts such as sea level rise. This requires knowledge of which areas of Antarctica will retreat, as well as the duration and rates of change, which in turn requires an integration of observational and modelling knowledge from all Earth system-based scientific disciplines. A recent article published in Reviews of Geophysics has compiled this information, including interactions of the Antarctic Ice Sheet with the atmosphere and ocean, the solid-Earth response to changing ice mass, and records of past changes in the ice and ocean.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEos: Editors' Vox
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Nov 2020

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NameEos
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
ISSN (Print)0096-3941

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