How are melting ice sheets affecting seawater salinity levels?

Each year, findings and studies are published which promote the fact that the world is changing at an alarming rate. The world’s oceans are no exception. A new study published in Nature addresses one of the biggest uncertainties in global warming’s effects on the ocean, specifically relating to the ocean’s salinity and the shifting of the polar ice caps.Ocean salinity can have a big impacts on aquatic ecosystems, as well as being a notable signal of global warming. The new study could present an answer to one of scientists biggest mysteries surrounding the antarctic ice expansion. Find our more in our full exclusive LinkedIn article here.