Posts Tagged Ice Shelf

Rapid melting of the world’s largest ice shelf linked to solar heat in the ocean…

Summary: An international team of scientists has found part of the world’s largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average, due to solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface… Read this article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190429111835.htm Advertisements

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

This recap takes us up into space, deep down into the ocean, and way back in history… Read it here at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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What Are the Different Types of Ice Formations Found on Earth?…

Ice is found all over the world in a wide variety of forms. More than simply frozen water, the various forms of ice tell the story of their environment as they change with the seasons and show trends of the changing climate on Earth… Read the full article at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/64444-ice-formations.html

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Large iceberg breaks off Pine Island Glacier (Antarctica)…

Source – enn.com: Sustainable Ecosystems and Community News: Large iceberg breaks off Pine Island Glacier

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Warm winds: New insight into what weakens Antarctic ice shelves | EurekAlert! Science News… 

Environmental report from EurekAlert.org: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/bas-wwn042417.php

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Antarctica Is Covered With More Meltwater Than Thought… 

Intro: While the implications for sea level rise are unclear, a new survey should help scientists better understand climate effects on the continent…  Read about this survey here at National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/antarctica-meltwater-lakes-streams-ice-shelf-environment/

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Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica so large it affects Earth’s gravity field…

Summary from ScienceDaily.com, this article is based on a recent study done by a group of scientists from the University of Bristol: Scientists have observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica. The ice loss in the region is so large that it causes small changes in the gravity field […]

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Antarctica’s Larsen B ice shelf soon to collapse…

NASA research has found that the last section of Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf is likely to disintegrate before the end of the decade…  (source: you tube) Related articles: Antarctic Ice Shelf Nearing Complete Collapse 10,000-Year-Old Antarctic Ice Shelf Could Disappear Before Decade’s End, NASA Study Finds The final act for Larsen B Ice Shelf […]

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Antarctic ice shelves rapidly thinning…

Summary: A new study has revealed that the thickness of Antarctica’s floating ice shelves has recently decreased by as much as 18 percent in certain areas over nearly two decades, providing new insights on how the Antarctic ice sheet is responding to climate change…   See article here: Antarctic ice shelves rapidly thinning… (image from ScienceDaily.com […]

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