Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 6, 583–589, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-6-583-2015
Earth Syst. Dynam., 6, 583–589, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-6-583-2015

Short communication 18 Sep 2015

Short communication | 18 Sep 2015

Atmospheric moisture transport: the bridge between ocean evaporation and Arctic ice melting

L. Gimeno et al.

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There appears to be a connection between two climate change indicators: an increase in evaporation over source regions and Arctic ice melting.
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