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Polar melting: UCI hosts global ice project planning meeting
Climate scientists from across the nation are gathering at UC Irvine this week to plan the next phase of an ambitious campaign: using planes to map the planet’s dwindling polar ice.
The prognosis is bad. Sea levels already are rising in part because of ice loss; the losses at both poles appear to be accelerating; and projections strongly suggest that it’s only going to get worse.
See the full news story at http://www.ess.uci.edu/news/brennan201106.