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Antarctica Cooling

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A paper published in Nature claims to show that Antarctica has been warming, contradicting the usual interpretation of available data that the continent is cooling. An analysis of the paper shows that the warming is entirely the result of a faulty statistical methodology. When the error in the methodology is corrected, the warming becomes cooling.

Updated AMSR-E Sea Ice Maps

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Follow the daily extent of the Arctic and Antarctic sea ice. View this fascinating information sponsored by the University of Bremen, Germany.

Media Bias and Sea Ice

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Dr. Tim Ball discusses the media bias concerning Arctic sea ice.

Antarctic Ice Sheet Mass Balance

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Remote sensing satellites were used to determine the changes in volume of the Antarctic ice sheet from 1992 to 2003. The study found that the ice sheet is growing at 5 mm per year, which lowers global sea levels.

Status of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

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This study of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet shows that it has not undergone major retreat during the past 7,000 years. The results are consistent with satellite measurements that indicate the EAIS interior has grown since 1992.

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