Latest Ice shelves of Antarctica Stories
The Antarctic Peninsula has been continually shrinking for centuries, since long before the Industrial Revolution, according to an international team of researchers.
In the Bizarro world of climate change crusaders, what is good is bad, what is up is down, and what is hot is cold.
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 warming.
Half-mile long thermometers have been dropped through the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica that will give the world relevant data on sea and ice temperatures for tracking climate change and its effect on the glacial ice surrounding the continent.
A NASA scientist and her colleagues were able to observe for the first time the power of an earthquake and tsunami to break off large icebergs a hemisphere away.
An international team of researchers has combined data from multiple sources to provide the clearest account yet of how much glacial ice surges into the sea following the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves.
GREENBELT, Md., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team of researchers has combined data from multiple sources to provide the clearest account yet of how much glacial ice surges into the sea following the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The work by researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), the Laboratoire d'Etudes en Geophysique et Oceanographie Spatiales, Centre National de la...
Scientists have previously shown that West Antarctica is losing ice, but how that ice is lost remained unclear.
Researchers here are hopeful that the new core they drilled through an ice field on the Antarctic Peninsula will contain ice dating back into the last ice age.
Ice shelves are retreating in the southern section of the Antarctic Peninsula due to climate change.
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