Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 8, 2022

Antarctic sea ice level could reach record low in 2022,

Sometime in the next few weeks, during late summer in the Southern Hemisphere, the area covered by sea ice around Antarctica will reach its annual minimum. According to UCLA climate scientist Marilyn Raphael, the measurement could set a new record low, just five years after the last record was established.

That’s because current conditions in the region are similar to those of late 2016 and early 2017, and the planet has just experienced a year of record-high ocean temperatures.

Read more at Antarctic sea ice level could reach record low in 2022, UCLA climate scientist says | UCLA

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