Arctic coastal sea ice thinning twice as fast than thought

Victims of diminishing Arctic sea ice

Research based on ice-thickness data from ESA’s CryoSat and Envisat missions along with a new model of snow has revealed that sea ice in the coastal regions of the Arctic may be thinning twice as fast as thought.

Source: http://www.esa.int/rssfeed/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth

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