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Antarctic snowfall increases, studies find

(CNN) – Snowfall on the great white continent of Antarctica is rising, according to a study released this week by an international team led by the British Antarctic Survey. The team analyzed 79 Antarctic ice cores, which provide detailed information on how much snow has fallen over hundreds of years, and have seen an increase in snowfall of 10% over …

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Antarctic snowfall increases, studies find

(CNN) – Snowfall on the great white continent of Antarctica is rising, according to a study released this week by an international team led by the British Antarctic Survey. The team analyzed 79 Antarctic ice cores, which provide detailed information on how much snow has fallen over hundreds of years, and have seen an increase in snowfall of 10% over …

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A new study of snowfall in Antarctica shows the dramatic pace of climate change – quartz

The world has been warming for at least two centuries, transforming Antarctica into a true snow globe. Scientists have released new evidence (pdf) this week (April 9) that shows the amount of snowfall on the Great White Continent has grown over time. The results were presented at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union in Vienna (Austria) (pdf), where …

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Antarctica has experienced more snowfall over the last 200 years

. 9 April (UPI) – In the last two centuries, Antarctica has seen a 10% increase in snowfall, according to a new analysis of Antarctic ice cores. Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey have determined the South continent accumulated 272 gigatons of water – in the form of snow – over the last 200 years. Ice core scientist Liz Thomas …

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New study shows increased snowfall in the Antarctic in the last two centuries

Dr. Liz Thomas, first author, measures ice cores in the field. The study analyzed 79 ice cores that were collected throughout the Antarctic and showed an increase in snowfall of 10% in the last 200 years. Credit: British Antarctic Overview. The first comprehensive snowfall study on the Antarctic provides important information for the study of future sea-level rise. At the …

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Big increase in snowfall in the Antarctic

Media playback is not supported on your device Media Caption Liz Thomas on the major snowfall in Antarctica: "When things get warmer, they become moister." Scientists have created a record of snowfall in Antarctica 200 years. The study shows that rainfall has increased significantly over the period by 10%. In the decade between 2001 and 2010, compared to the years …

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