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April 10, 2018

Big increase is Antarctic Snowfall

Filed under: Antarctic,Snowfall — sunshinehours1 @ 2:38 PM
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“When scientists looked at Antarctic snowfall over the past 200 years they found a “significant” increase, up to 10%.

In the decade 2001-2010, some 272 billion tons more snow fell on Antarctica per year compared with the decade 1801-1810.

This extra amount of snow is equivalent to twice the water volume of the Dead Sea, on a per year basis.”

Big increase is Antarctic Snowfall helps to prevent sea level rise

 

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