Weather and climate of Antarctica

1

Which of the following words could describe Antarctica?

2

How do the seasons in Antarctica compare with those experienced in the UK?

3

What happens during the Antarctic winter?

4

Antarctica has a high albedo. What does this mean?

5

How do icebergs form?

6

How have scientists in Antarctica been able to study the climate of the past?

7

Why are scientists concerned about the thinning of the ice sheets in Antarctica?

8

What does the ozone layer do?

9

Which chemicals have been linked with ozone depletion?

10

Where is the area of damaged ozone?