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This collection of MIT Theses in DSpace contains selected theses and dissertations from all MIT departments. Please note that this is NOT a complete collection of MIT theses. To search all MIT theses, use Barton, MIT Libraries' catalog.

MIT's DSpace contains more than 40,000 theses completed at MIT dating as far back as the mid 1800's. Theses in this collection have been scanned by Document Services or submitted in electronic format by thesis authors. Since 2004 all new Masters and Ph.D. theses will be scanned and will be added to this collection after degrees are awarded.

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    Since the 1990's, greenhouse gas forcing has warmed the Arctic at twice the rate of lower latitudes, coinciding with a dramatic decline in Arctic sea ice extent. This manifestation of climate change has ignited a lively ...
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