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By Eugene Domack, Amy Leventer, Adam Burnett, Robert A. Bindschadler, Peter Convey, Matthew Kirby

ISBN-10: 0875909736

ISBN-13: 9780875909738

Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Antarctic learn Series.

The Antarctic Peninsula sector represents our greatest normal laboratory to enquire how earth's significant weather platforms engage and the way such platforms reply to quick local warming. the size of environmental alterations now happening around the zone is huge and their velocity swift however the subsystems concerned are nonetheless sufficiently small to watch and effectively rfile reason and impact mechanisms. for instance, explanation of ice shelf balance through the Larsen Ice Shelf is key to realizing the complete Antarctic Ice Sheet, its weather evolution, and its reaction to and keep watch over of sea point. by way of encompassing the broadest diversity of interdisciplinary experiences, this quantity presents the worldwide switch study and academic groups a framework during which to strengthen our wisdom of the explanations in the back of nearby warming, the dramatic glacial and ecological responses, and the capability strong point of the development in the region's paleoclimate list. the quantity additionally serves as an essential source for public coverage and governmental investment firms in addition to a method to coach the big variety of ecotourists that stopover at the quarter each one austral summer.

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Minusthat for a groupof exceptionally cold winters(1969, 1976, 1977,1978, 1980, 1987 ). Data are from the NCEP/NCAR 26 ANTARCTIC PENINSULA CLIMATE VARIABILITY -2L , ' I ' I\ -4 , I' \ I' \ '\,1' \\ / ,1'\ / / I I, ; I' I' \' \' / /' I' ' \ '\ß '"" I x \ 'x. ,. Modeled winter temperatures atFaraday (solid line)inanatmosphere-only GCMexperiment forced withobserved seaice extent andseasurface temperature variations. Observed Faraday temperatures forthesame period(dashed line)areshown for comparison.

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