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Polar regions experience extremes as world warms

  • Analyse the data on the two maps showing average air surface temperature anomalies and average sea ice concentration anomalies

  • Briefly outline the effects of polar sea ice melting

  • Outline the effects above average air temperatures can have on ice shelves. Refer to the sea ice extent graph in your answer

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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