Solving the Mystery of Antarctic Polynyas

Interesting Engineering | Dec 8, 2019 at 12:57 PM
  • Out of all the continents, Antarctica was the last to be discovered.
  • In September 2017, scientists observed holes spanning thousands of square kilometers in satellite images of this Antarctic ice.
  • Deep ocean mixing is the mixing of warm upper-ocean water and freezing, slow-moving lower-ocean water.