Warming of the Antarctic ice-sheet surface since the 1957 International Geophysical Year

@article{Steig2009WarmingOT,
  title={Warming of the Antarctic ice-sheet surface since the 1957 International Geophysical Year},
  author={E. Steig and D. Schneider and S. D. Rutherford and M. E. Mann and J. Comiso and D. Shindell},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={457},
  pages={459-462}
}
  • E. Steig, D. Schneider, +3 authors D. Shindell
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Assessments of Antarctic temperature change have emphasized the contrast between strong warming of the Antarctic Peninsula and slight cooling of the Antarctic continental interior in recent decades. This pattern of temperature change has been attributed to the increased strength of the circumpolar westerlies, largely in response to changes in stratospheric ozone. This picture, however, is substantially incomplete owing to the sparseness and short duration of the observations. Here we show that… CONTINUE READING
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