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2010-02-12 07:36:03

Depicting a cause-and-effect scenario that spans thousands of miles, a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and his collaborators discovered that ocean waves originating along the Pacific coasts of North and South America impact Antarctic ice shelves and could play a role in their catastrophic collapse.

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2009-12-09 13:50:00

Scientists have reported a giant iceberg over twice the size of Sydney Harbor is on a slow but steady collision course with Australia.

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2009-12-01 14:43:47

Powerful westerly winds in the south Pacific have steered a flotilla of icebergs initially headed toward New Zealand to the east, away from the nation.

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2009-11-12 10:10:00

A huge iceberg was identified near an island between Antarctica and Australia, an usual display in northern waters, Australian scientists announced on Thursday.

2009-10-01 13:54:54

U.S.

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2009-04-28 14:19:32

The European Space Agency says satellite images show icebergs have begun to calve from the northern front of the Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica. ESA scientists said the images indicate the huge shelf has become unstable following the collapse three weeks ago of the ice bridge that linked the Antarctic mainland with Charcot Island.

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2009-04-28 11:20:00

A segment of an Antarctic ice shelf about the size of New York City has fallen into the sea this month following an ice bridge collapse, scientists said Tuesday.

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2009-04-09 14:10:56

US and British government researchers announced on Friday that climate change is quickly shrinking one Antarctic ice shelf, while another is disappearing and glaciers are melting faster than climate scientists originally predicted.

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2009-04-08 07:07:09

According to the UN Environmental Program, an enormous breakaway piece of Antarctica’s ice shelf could amplify the already significant effects of global warming in the region.

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2009-04-06 06:50:00

An ice bridge in the Antarctic, which linked a shelf of ice the size of Jamaica to two islands, has collapsed.


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