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West Antarctic Ice Sheet may be on “the brink of change”

John Kerr posted in on May 10th, 2012.

A project to map the Weddell Sea area of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from the air has revealed that this largely unexplored region is potentially on the threshold of change. Radar mapping of the ice-covered landscape has uncovered a deep sub-glacial basin close to the edge of the ice sheet. The study, published in […]

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