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Polar ice caps in danger

John Nelson

Polar ice caps in danger

expedition to Antarctica

by John Nelson

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ice caps -- Antarctica -- Juvenile literature,
  • Global warming -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sea level -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Nelson.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesJr. graphic environmental dangers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB2597 .N38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16471790M
    ISBN 109781404242272, 9781404245945
    LC Control Number2007049649

    Dec 12,  · Related topics: Arctic, Global Warming, Polar Ice Caps, Sea Level Rise. 7 reasons why Arctic sea ice matters. The vanishing veneer of frozen ocean isn't just vital for polar bears. Mar 01,  · What If the Polar Ice Caps Melted [Katherine Friedman] on cheathamhillelementary.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discusses the environmental effects of the melting of the polar ice cheathamhillelementary.com: Katherine Friedman.

    Readers will learn about animals that live at the Poles, such as polar bears, penguins and seals; and alsodiscover how plants survive at the Poles, why the polar ice caps are in danger of melting, and how scientists gather important information about the climate and more in the harshest environment.4/5(1). The Antarctic ice cap covers an area that's greater than the US, Mexico, and Central America put together and it has 90 percent of the world's total ice; it also has 70 percent of the world's fresh water. From my research, the total area of the polar ice caps ranges is most likely about 16 .

    Multi-year sea ice, or ice that has survived at least two melt seasons in the Arctic, is shrinking rapidly. This animation shows how the multi-year sea ice area, an estimation of the total volume of multi-year ice in the Arctic Ocean, has evolved from to . Polar ice cap melting also affects those who are very far from the polar regions. Without the ice caps, the middle United States would be several degrees warmer in the winter, preventing an annual.


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Apr 16,  · Polar bears and global warming for kids Animaplates. Here is a simplified and very concrete way of showing what happens when the polar ice melts and why polar bears are at.

Jan 08,  · Causes of Polar Ice Caps Melting. Even though not all scientists agree on the problem of global warming, the melting trend has been debated in various studies. As part of the overall climate change phenomenon, the polar ice caps melting is an effect of trapped greenhouse gas emissions.

Get this from a library. Polar ice caps in danger: expedition to Antarctica. [John Nelson] -- Examines the possible effects of global warming and the melting of the Polar ice caps in danger book ice caps. Polar ice caps have been used to track current climate patterns but also patterns over the past several thousands years from the traces of CO2 and CH4 found trapped in the ice.

In the past decade, polar ice caps have shown their most rapid decline in size with no true sign of recovery. Nov 18,  · The title of a new book says it all — "A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic."The book, by Peter Wadhams, head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at.

Feb 26,  · A mini documentary film by Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation & Polar Bears International about the devastating effects man-made climate change is having on Polar Bears and our our planets. The leader of the flag-sinking expedition Artur Chilingarov, 67, said his main concern was not the icy or dark Arctic waters, but to resurface at the ice hole they dived through.

The mini-submarine used was not strong enough to break through the polar ice and there was. Animal species tend to live in the areas sheltered by surrounding ice caps. Thus, the ice caps provide shelter for the animals in the arctic. Therefore, if the ice caps melt, then their homes will be destroyed because animals depend on the ice caps to provide them with cheathamhillelementary.comore, the melting ice caps have a direct causation on the animal population.

Because of human activities, the earth is in danger of global warming. Even a small-scale melting of the polar ice cap would cause flooding in the Netherlands, Northern Germany, parts of the Middle East, the Southern US and parts of lowland China.

If more than three-quarters of the polar ice were to melt, the result would be disastrous. A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10, years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.

If the rising temperature affects glaciers and icebergs, could the polar ice caps be in danger of melting and causing the oceans to rise. This could happen, but no one knows when it might happen. The main ice covered landmass is Antarctica at the South Pole, with about 90 percent of the world's ice (and 70 percent of its fresh water).

May 26,  · Russia's Arctic towns prepare for more polar bear 'invasions' as sea ice melts actually pose a greater danger to the town. illustrated polar bear book published by local teacher Irina Author: Alec Luhn.

Apr 22,  · Thanks to an increase in our carbon emissions, we have started global warming. The polar ice caps are melting, while more and more animals are joining the endangered species list. Poverty is an ever present danger; people are living in squalor on the streets.

May 30,  · The notion that the polar ice caps would melt and flood coastal cities was always the best marketing tool for the global warming fraud. After all, some people prefer warm weather, and no part of. The Melting of the Polar Ice Caps. While summers are known for heat, humidity, and sunshine, there are areas where this is not the preferred climate.

Scientists predict that due to global warming and other causes, the Arctic circle will have ice-free summers within twenty years (Scudellari 1). Oct 08,  · A polar bear on an ice floe has recently published a book entitled A Farewell To Ice in which he repeats the assertion that the polar but there is a real danger of ‘crying wolf’ and.

If the Polar Ice Caps Melt - The polar ice caps could be in danger of melting due to global warming. Find out what would happen if the polar ice caps melted and where the polar ice caps are the most vulnerable. The first question we need to look at is, are the Polar Ice Cap melting.

There is on-going controversy about whether or not the Polar Ice Caps are melting. Al Gore warned in at the UN Copenhagen Climate Change Conference that, “the entire polar ice cap could be completely ice free within the next five to seven years”.

May 31,  · Giant icebergs are surrounded by ice floe drift in Vincennes Bay, Antarctica. While Antarctica's sea ice is growing somewhat, the Arctic and the world's glaciers are.

Readers will learn about animals that live at the Poles, such as polar bears, penguins and seals; and also discover how plants survive at the Poles, why the polar ice caps are in danger of melting, and how scientists gather important information about the climate and more in the harshest environment.

In Russia, polar bears are classified as a Red Data Book species, a listing that includes animals considered rare or endangered.

In the U.S., polar bears are listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Canada considers polar bears a species of special concern under the National Species at Risk Act.Arctic Ocean sea ice proxies generally suggest a reduction in sea ice during parts of the early and middle Holocene (∼–10, years BP) compared to present day conditions.

This sea ice minimum has been attributed to the northern hemisphere Early Holocene Insolation Maximum (EHIM) associated with Earth's orbital cycles.Nov 25,  · Arctic ice melt could trigger uncontrollable climate change at global level Climate tipping points occur when a natural system, such as the polar ice cap.