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Larsen C iceberg breaks away – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 13th, 2017.

After weeks of teasing, a trillion-tonne iceberg has calved off the Larsen C ice shelf into the sea. A UK scientist who has been monitoring the ice shelf cautioned that it was too early to blame the calving of the ice shelf to human-generated climate change, and the event “may simply be a rare but natural occurrence”. […]

NZ Herald:Iceberg on its way to our shores

Peter Griffin posted in on November 9th, 2009.

Heather McCracken of the New Zealand Herald writes that a large iceberg, which has been spotted off the coast of New Zealand, could be coming closer. The iceberg, estimated to be 50m high and 500m wide, and depending on currents could come into sight of the mainland. An excerpt: (read in full here) “NIWA oceanographer […]

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