Antarctic Ice Melts Irreversibly

20.05.2014

NASA scientists have recently claimed that the West Antarctic ice sheet melts irreversibly. Consequently, sea level will rise, but relatively slowly. Experts predict that water will hide another 4.5 meters of land over the centuries. And now we are witnessing the beginning of a chain reaction, which can not be stopped.

More than 61% of all freshwater on Earth is contained in the Antarctic ice sheet

Scientists have been observing the ice for 40 years and came to the conclusion that the water temperature in the Antarctic area began to increase both as a result of global warming and because of the ozone hole appearance over Antarctica .

Da-voda info: more than 61% of all freshwater on Earth is contained in the Antarctic ice sheet