Some articles on ice, years:
... See also Arctic sea ice ecology and history Computer models predict that the sea ice area will continue to shrink in the future, although recent work has called into ... frequently underestimate the rate of sea ice retreat ... Arctic, where some models project summer sea ice cover to disappear entirely in the high-emission A2 scenario in the latter part of the 21st century.″ There is currently no ...
... Sea ice freezes and melts due to a combination of factors, including the age of the ice, air temperatures, and solar insolation ... During the winter the area of the Arctic Ocean covered by sea ice increases, usually reaching a maximum extent during the month of March ... The area covered in sea ice then decreases, reaching its minimum extent in September most years ...
Famous quotes containing the words ice and/or year:
“Sole and self-commanded works,
Fears not undermining days,
Grows by decays,
And, by the famous might that lurks
In reaction and recoil,
Makes flames to freeze, and ice to boil.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“We hold on to hopes for next year every year in western Dakota: hoping that droughts will end; hoping that our crops wont be hailed out in the few rainstorms that come; hoping that it wont be too windy on the day we harvest, blowing away five bushels an acre; hoping ... that if we get a fair crop, well be able to get a fair price for it. Sometimes survival is the only blessing that the terrifying angel of the Plains bestows.”
—Kathleen Norris (b. 1947)