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The Antarctic is melting even in the middle of subzero winter

发布时间:2018-01-14 07:01:02来源:未知点击:

Colin Harris / era-images / Alamy Stock Photo By Andy Coghlan The average winter temperature on the Antarctic peninsula is a chilly -15°C. Yet automated instruments on the Larsen C ice shelf have recorded extensive surface melting even during the long, dark winter. When wind blows over high mountains, the descending air can warm by several degrees. On the Antarctic peninsula,