Freshwater Runoff Into Arctic on the Rise, Scientists Say

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: December 13, 2002   View Article

The six largest Eurasian rivers are dumping a lot more freshwater into the Arctic Ocean now than they were several decades ago, according to an international team of scientists.

Their finding gives teeth to the long-held prediction that freshwater runoff into the ocean would increase in the Arctic as a result of global warming.

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