Antarctic climate cooling and terrestrial ecosystem response

@article{Doran2002AntarcticCC,
  title={Antarctic climate cooling and terrestrial ecosystem response},
  author={P. Doran and J. Priscu and W. Lyons and J. Walsh and Andrew G. Fountain and D. McKnight and Daryl L. Moorhead and R. Virginia and D. Wall and G. Clow and Christian H. Fritsen and C. McKay and Andrew N. Parsons},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={415},
  pages={517-520}
}
  • P. Doran, J. Priscu, +10 authors Andrew N. Parsons
  • Published 2002
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • The average air temperature at the Earth's surface has increased by 0.06 °C per decade during the 20th century, and by 0.19 °C per decade from 1979 to 1998. Climate models generally predict amplified warming in polar regions, as observed in Antarctica's peninsula region over the second half of the 20th century. Although previous reports suggest slight recent continental warming, our spatial analysis of Antarctic meteorological data demonstrates a net cooling on the Antarctic continent between… CONTINUE READING
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