Seasonal Change of Antarctic Sea Ice Cover

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Science  31 Jan 1975:
Vol. 187, Issue 4174, pp. 346-347
DOI: 10.1126/science.187.4174.346


The winter expansion of the sea ice surrounding Antarctica and the subsequent retreat of the ice in summer may be linked with the wind stress acting on the Southern Ocean in conjunction with the heat exchange in open water regions within the ice fields.