concentration of floating ice

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • sea ice — Ice formed from frozen seawater in polar regions. Most sea ice occurs as pack ice, which drifts across the ocean surface; other types of sea ice include fast ice, which is attached to coasts and sometimes the seafloor or between grounded icebergs …   Universalium

  • Sea ice — is largely formed from seawater that freezes. Because the oceans consist of saltwater, this occurs below the freezing point of pure water, at about 1.8 °C (28.8 °F). Sea ice may be contrasted with icebergs, which are chunks of ice shelves or… …   Wikipedia

  • glacier — glaciered, adj. /glay sheuhr/, n. an extended mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over the years and moving very slowly, either descending from high mountains, as in valley glaciers, or moving outward from centers of… …   Universalium

  • Antarctica — /ant ahrk ti keuh, ahr ti /, n. the continent surrounding the South Pole: almost entirely covered by an ice sheet. ab. 5,000,000 sq. mi. (12,950,000 sq. km). Also called Antarctic Continent. * * * Antarctica Introduction Antarctica Background:… …   Universalium

  • iceberg — /uys berrg/, n. 1. a large floating mass of ice, detached from a glacier and carried out to sea. 2. Informal. an emotionally cold person. 3. Australian Informal. a person who swims or surfs regularly in winter. 4. tip of the iceberg, the first… …   Universalium

  • Bering Sea and Strait — ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean Introduction Russian  Beringovo More  and  Proliv Beringa,    northernmost part of the Pacific Ocean, separating the continents of Asia and North America. To the north the Bering Sea connects with the Arctic Ocean through the …   Universalium

  • Antarctica — AntarcticaThe Argentine, British and Chilean claims all overlap, and have caused friction. Australia claims the largest area.Countries interested in participating in a possible territorial division of AntarcticaThis group of countries… …   Wikipedia

  • Precambrian time — Interval of geologic time from с 3. 8 billion years ago, the age of the oldest known rocks, to 544 million years ago, the beginning of the Cambrian Period. This interval represents more than 80% of the geologic record and thus provides important… …   Universalium

  • Climate Change-The Global Effects — ▪ 2008 Introduction by John Streicker       In 2007 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Fourth Assessment Report. Previous assessments (1990, 1995, 2001) had provided strong indications that by various measures the… …   Universalium

  • Cryosphere — Overview of the Cryosphere and its larger components, from the UN Environment Programme Global Outlook for Ice and Snow. The cryosphere (from the Greek κρύος cryos cold , frost or ice ) is the term which collectively describes the portions of the …   Wikipedia

  • Auswirkungen der globalen Erwärmung — Eine Karte der prognostizierten globalen Erwärmung zum Ende des 21. Jahrhunderts. In diesem verwendeten HadCM3 Klimamodell beträgt die durchschnittliche Erwärmung 3 °C. Bis 2100 wird sich die Erde nach Angaben des IPCC um 1,1 bis 6,4°C erwärmen,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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