Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in Amundsen Sea • Antarctica • glaciers • ice shelf • melting • NASA • Nature on October 26th, 2016.
Hundreds of metres of solid ice were lost from West Antarctica’s glaciers between 2002 and 2009, according to a US-led study published today in Nature Communications. Warm ocean waters beneath ice shelves are linked to melting the ice from below, but the effect is difficult to measure. Using data collected from a NASA airborne study, […]
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