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Crack in the Antarctic!

From the University of Texas at Austin, a press release to tell us the ice shelves in the Antarctic peninsula are losing their grip and cracking a bit. That could be tragic, except, well, sea ice in Antarctica is growing. … Continue reading ?
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Scientists image vast subglacial water system under West Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

AUSTIN, Texas — In a development that will help predict potential sea level rise from the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists from The University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Geophysics have used an innovation in radar analysis to... Read Post

Ice shelves disappearing on Antarctic peninsula: Glacier retreat and sea level rise are possible consequences

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

Ice shelves are retreating in the southern section of the Antarctic Peninsula due to climate change, according to new research by the U.S. Geological Survey. This could result in glacier retreat and sea-level rise if warming continu... Read Post

More crack in the Antarctic

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (2 years ago)

From: Satellite observes rapid ice shelf disintegration in Antarctic 5 April 2012 As ESA’s Envisat satellite marks ten years in orbit, it continues to observe the rapid retreat of one of Antarctica’s ice shelves due to climate warmi... Read Post


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