A new study published in the current issue of Science suggests that an ice-free Arctic may very well become a reality in the near future. The research team set out to study Lake El’gygytgyn, “Lake E” for short, which was formed 3.6 million years ago when a meteorite hit earth. Because it has not been eroded by continental ice sheets, which is rare in the Arctic, it has an undisturbed sediment record that the team wanted to examine... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.
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