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Fraser
2005-Sep-06, 09:09 PM
SUMMARY: Climate scientists are predicting that the Arctic Ocean could be completely free of ice during the summer within 100 years thanks to rising ocean temperatures. Several feedback mechanisms will also accelerate these changes. For example, the white ice reflects radiation from the Sun, and contributes to lower temperatures. As the ice melts, the region becomes darker and the melting should speed up.

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