By Eric T. DeWeaver,Cecilia M. Bitz,L.-Bruno Tremblay
This quantity addresses the fast decline of Arctic sea ice, putting fresh sea ice decline within the context of previous observations, weather version simulations and projections, and straightforward versions of the weather sensitivity of sea ice. Highlights of the paintings awarded right here contain
- An appraisal of the position performed by way of wind forcing in riding the decline;
- A reconstruction of Arctic sea ice stipulations ahead of human observations, in line with proxy facts from sediments;
- A modeling method for assessing the effect of sea ice decline on polar bears, used as enter to the U.S. Fish and natural world Service's selection to record the polar endure as a threatened species below the Endangered Species Act;
- Contrasting experiences at the life of a "tipping point," past which Arctic sea ice decline becomes (or has already develop into) irreversible, together with an exam of the position of the small ice cap instability in worldwide warming simulations;
- A major summertime atmospheric reaction to sea ice aid in an atmospheric common stream version, suggesting a good suggestions and the possibility of momentary weather prediction.
The e-book might be of curiosity to researchers trying to comprehend the new habit of Arctic sea ice, version projections of destiny sea ice loss, and the results of sea ice loss for the traditional and human platforms of the Arctic.
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Arctic Sea Ice Decline: Observations, Projections, Mechanisms, and Implications (Geophysical Monograph Series) by Eric T. DeWeaver,Cecilia M. Bitz,L.-Bruno Tremblay