The Cryosphere

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  • Created on: 18-05-16 13:18

1. What two ways does sea level relate to global temperature change?

  • Melting of grounded ice and thermal expansion
  • Sea level rise and flooding
  • Melting of glacier increasing sea level rise and meltwater from the drainage of glaciers
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2. Meltwater drainage from glaciers travels:

  • englacially and subglacially
  • horizontally and vertically
  • interglacially and through flow

3. How long must ice exist before it is considered to be permefrost ?

  • 2 years
  • 5 years
  • 1 year
  • 3 years

4. How much of the world freshwater is contained in the icesheets?

  • >99%
  • >89%

5. How many long lived snowball events were there?

  • 6
  • 5
  • 2
  • 8

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