Scientists speculate about the future of Earth’s oceans covered in ice on their harsh fringes

One of the harshest and most dynamic regions on Earth is marginal ice area – The place where ocean waves meet sea ice, which is formed by freezing of the ocean surface.

Published today, a topical issue of the magazine Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A It reviews the rapid progress that researchers have made over the past decade in understanding and modeling this challenging environment.