The refreezing of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice

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Flocco, Daniela; Feltham, Daniel L.; Bailey, Eleanor; Schroeder, David;
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1002/2014JC010140
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: human activities | fungi | parasitic diseases

The presence of melt ponds on the surface of Arctic sea ice significantly reduces its albedo,\ud inducing a positive feedback leading to sea ice thinning. While the role of melt ponds in enhancing the\ud summer melt of sea ice is well known, their impact on suppressing ... View more
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