Photo: Antarctica Snowfall Not Curbing Sea Level Rise, Study Says



A glacier looms along Green Creek in Antarctica. A new study has found that snow levels on the icy continent have remained level for the past 50 years, suggesting that Antarctica remains mostly isolated from the rest of the world's climate system.

It also suggests that Antarctica's snowfall is not slowing the sea level rise caused by global warming, as most climate models predict.

Photograph by Maria Stenzel/NGS


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