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Changes within the seawater beneath the floating sea ice may be accelerating change in the Arctic and beyond London (PRWeb UK) January 26, 2011 A â€˜thin blue lineâ€™ of fresh water immediately beneath the Arctic sea ice may hold the key to understanding changes in ocean current s that influence the prevailing climate of Europe and the East Coast of North America.
A team made up of British scientists and explorers have set out on a journey to investigate rising sea levels in the Arctic Ocean, an arduous journey that will take them across more than 300 miles of sea ice in conditions that are expected to reach -100 degrees Fahrenheit after factoring for wind chill.
A team of researchers report that the Arctic ice cap could be non-existent during the summer months 20 to 30 years from now.
A re-supply flight on Tuesday finally reached the camp of three UK explorers surveying the Arctic ice who were down to just over 3 ounces of food rations each per day.
Three British explorers trekking to the North Pole to assess how fast the Arctic ice sheets are melting said they were astonished at how little permanent ice they have discovered.
British explorers hiking the Arctic sea-ice are out of luck after more technical problems have caused them to resort to old-fashioned techniques to carry out their research.
British explorers studying the Arctic are struggling with a series of technical problems after enduring ferocious weather.
A team of researchers from the UK who set off to measure the thickness of Arctic sea-ice that floats toward to the North Pole have been stuck battling extreme weather that has slowed their progress.
Renowned Arctic explorer Pen Hadow and two companions have set out on a grueling 90-day trek to the North Pole, collecting data along the way to determine precisely how fast the Arctic sea-ice is melting.
A team of polar researchers left London on Wednesday for northern Canada, where they will begin their journey to the Arctic to survey Arctic sea ice in hopes of gaining a better understanding about climate change in the region.
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