Why Arctic ice is disappearing more rapidly than expected: River ice reveals new twist on Arctic melt

ScienceDaily: A new study led by Lance Lesack, a Simon Fraser University geographer and Faculty of Environment professor, has discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River's ice breakup. This discovery may help resolve the complex puzzle underlying why Arctic ice is disappearing more rapidly than expected. Lesack is the lead author of "Local spring warming drives earlier river-ice breakup in a large Arctic delta." Published recently in Geophysical Research Letters, the study has......

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