“Stable” Antarctic Permafrost Melting Faster than Expected, Researchers Say

Nature World News: The stable ice on Antarctic- the coastal permafrost- is melting faster than expected, a new study reported. Researchers said that the melting rate of the coastal Antarctic permafrost is now similar to the melt rate of permafrost at Arctic. The permafrost in Antarctic was considered to be in equilibrium, meaning that it did melt and refreeze, but its mass remained the same. The regions experienced a cooling trend in the past decade and now have stable temperatures. However, researchers have......

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