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1Astronomy Geographypolarpolar expedition — expedición al polo feminine
- polar ice cap — casquete polar
- There's evidence that the north polar ice cap melted 40 percent in just this century.
- Most North American cities will flood and sink when the polar ice caps melt and raise ocean levels.
- Also there are areas at higher elevation on the rim of polar craters that see the Sun more than half of the time.
- The early Permian saw the continuation of the Carboniferous biomes, with polar tundra regions and warm wet tropical swamp forests.
- Their preferred habitat is the annual sea ice over the continental shelf and inter-island archipelagos that encircle the polar basin.
- This means that its equatorial radius would be 40 kilometers greater than the polar radius.
- Scientists will also dig into the puzzling asymmetry in the Sun's magnetism that was discovered by Ulysses during the first polar passes.
- The most dramatic effect would be an increase in sea levels due to melting of the polar ice caps causing many low-lying costal areas to flood.
- Pipits and wagtails can be found in a variety of habitats from temperate to tropical and polar regions.
- Northern Pakistan also boasts some of the longest glaciers outside the polar region.
- Based on growing evidence that climate shifts in the past have taken place with breathtaking speed, based on the freshening of sea water due to accelerated melting of glaciers and the polar ice caps.
- Remote echographic diagnostics also have a role to play in remote and emergency situations such as in many parts of the third world, the polar regions and at sea.
- In mid December, the dog teams turned back, leaving the rest to face the ascent of the Beardmore Glacier and the polar plateau.
- Increasing temperatures are gradually melting the polar ice caps at the north and south pole exposing us all to the devastating consequences of widespread flooding, over huge continents and not just in one local area.
- Boston thinks the bots could also tackle challenging surface terrain on the red planet, including polar ice caps riddled with fissures.
- However, there may be water locked in permafrost in some deep polar craters.
- Glaciers, permafrost and polar ice caps are melting, and droughts, floods and more extreme storms are occurring more frequently in many parts of the world.
- In the northern hemisphere the polar region is an ocean basin which is almost completely enclosed by surrounding major land masses.
- It warns of adverse consequences such as the melting of glaciers and polar icecaps, leading to rising sea levels.
- There were no polar ice caps or continental glaciation.
- Then, in early January, it made a series of planned manoeuvres to change its equatorial orbit to a polar one, to prepare for its scientific mission and to make contact with Beagle 2.
- On land, giant reservoirs holding saline water could be built to offset the rise in sea levels caused by the melting of the polar ice-caps.
- The eternal droughts and continental erosion and melting polar ice caps, that's what you call your collateral damage.
- The polar ice caps have expanded, the sea-level has fallen, and a new plant has made its appearance: grass.
- And also things like what's happening to the glaciers and the different mountain regions or the polar ice caps or ocean temperatures.
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