Arctic Melt Puzzles Atmospheric Scientists
9 Oct, 2007 06:33 pm
This summer the speed of the Arctic ice retreat shown by satellites has astonished scientists. John Wallace, a climate scientist at the University of Washington, answers Scitizen's questions.
Can this arctic melt be understood by current climate models?
In an interview to the New York Times, you said "we might have passed a point where it's becoming essentially irreversible". Can you elaborate on this?
John Michael Wallace is a scientist in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington