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New technique more accurately reflects ponds on Arctic sea ice


April 6, 2018

One simple mathematical trick can accurately predict the shape and melting effects of ponds on Arctic sea ice, according to new research by University of Chicago (UChicago) scientists. A study, published April 4 in Physical Review Letters by researchers with UChicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, should help climate scientists improve models of climate change and perhaps plug a gap between scientific predictions and observations over the past decade. Full Story

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