Foggy future for Arctic shipping as sea ice melts
By 2100 increased fogginess caused by global warming could add days to travel in the regionRapid warming in the Arctic has opened up faster shipping channels through the fabled Northwest Passage in recent decades, but a study reveals that the reduction in ice is likely to lead to increased levels of fog, potentially removing the benefits of these high-latitude short cuts.As sea ice melts, more of the underlying warmer water comes into contact with cold air, increasing the chances of water vapour condensing into fog. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2023/jun/01/foggy-future-arctic-shipping-sea-ice-melts-global-warming-travel
Zdroj: The Guardian