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Temperature increases in the Antarctic due to climate change, 2090 (NCAR-CCM3, SRES A2 experiment)

Year: 2008 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Climate change, due to increased concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, has not lead as clear changes in the Antarctic as in the Arctic. Some of the ice shelves of the Antarctic peninsula have split up and started moving more rapidly, but the analyses of the Antarctic ice sheet are inconclusive. The projected climate situation in 2090 are presented in this figure, the temperatures are annual values from the NCAR-CCM3 model, ensemble averages 1-5 for the SRES A2 experiment.
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