Antarctic Warming Trends, from NASA's Earth Observatory

Citation: Caption by Holli Riebeek.
Instrument: NOAA-15 POES - AVHRR
Author: Image credit: Eric Steig/NASA
File Size: 2 mb
File Type: Image
Date Catalogued: Monday, April 11, 2011


"For a long time, it seemed that Antarctica was immune to global warming. Most of the icy southern continent, where temperatures can plummet to minus 80 degrees Celsius (-112 degrees Fahrenheit), seemed to be holding steady or even cooling as the rest of the planet warmed... " January 22, 2009.
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