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NASA | OIB Flights South 2014: A Sea Ice Mystery

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NASA | OIB Flights South 2014: A Sea Ice Mystery Where's it coming from? With global average temperatures rising, it would be natural to assume that total quantities of sea ice would be falling. But it's not. Scientists have begun to... From: NA

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Where’s it coming from? With global average temperatures rising, it would be natural to assume that total quantities of sea ice would be falling. But it’s not. Scientists have begun to observe sea ice increases around Antarctica, and the phenomenon once again underscores how much we still need to learn about the complex systems governing global climate. In this short video, we take a look at the reasons experts offer for why ice is spreading … on a warmer planet. This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?10081 Like our videos? Subscribe to NASA's Goddard Shorts HD podcast: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/iTunes/f0004_index.html Or find NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NASA.GSFC Or find us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/NASAGoddard