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Title: Cold Science article
Url: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/science/cold-science/2002-07-18-al...
Publisher: USA Today (Firm).
Description: University of Alaska scientists report that Alaskan glaciers are melting more rapidly than anticipated; an estimated 24 cubic miles of ice disappearing annually. Conditions promoting glacial growth vs. shrinking are briefly reviewed; melting is an indicator of climate change. Results confirm proposals that glacial melting is a major contributor to sea level rise; findings indicate that melting of Alaska's glaciers is making a disproportionate input.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States -- The West -- Pacific and Mountain States. Far West -- Alaska
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation -- Global environmental change
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Temperature and radiation
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Climate change
Meteorology -- Temperature
Geology -- Glaciers
Date Issued: 2002-07-18
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: The Associated Press
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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