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Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic Peninsula

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Uploaded 17 Aug 2010 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2010
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Since the Holocene (the past 10,000 years or the so-called Little Ice Age,) there has been a noted overall retreat in glaciers Worldwide, but the actual rate of retreat has been accelerating rapidly since 1976. <a href='http://www.unep.org/geo/geo_ice/'>(UNEP)</a>. Although it was previously believed that the Antarctic ice sheet would gain mass to 2100, due to increased snow fall, <a href=http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/earth20110308.html>satellite data now reveals that the Antarct ...
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