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West Antarctic Ice Shelf breaking up from the inside out AGU

West Antarctic Ice Shelf breaking up from the inside out AGU


West Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaking Up from the Inside Out

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An iceberg at Marguerite Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula. New research finds 24 percent of West Antarctic ice is now unstable. Andrew Shepherd/AGU

The Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Breaking Apart From the Inside, Adding to Rising Sea Levels

Image of the Week – The Lost Meteorites of Antarctica…

... the Antarctic ice sheet's thickness from 1992 to 2017. Warming ocean waters have caused the ice to thin so rapidly that 24 percent of glaciers in West ...

Pine Island Releases New Iceberg after Austral Winter 2015

Geosciences Column: Scientists pinpoint where seawater could be leaking into Antarctic ice shelves

Illustration of flowing water under the Antarctic ice sheet. Blue dots indicate lakes, lines show rivers. Marie Byrd Land is part of the bulging “elbow” ...

A green iceberg looking a bit like pickle brine in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica,

A boat floats in Neko Harbour, Antarctica, in February 2018.Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters

From NASA JPL and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, something that maybe journo-hacktivist Susanne Goldenberg should pay attention to before she writes ...


One-Quarter Of West Antarctic Ice Is Currently Unstable Due To Changing Climate | IFLScience

Researchers capture audio of Antarctic ice 'singing' – video

Ice shelves have long been recognized as keys in buttressing Antarctic Ice Sheets. In turn ice shelves rely on pinning points for buttressing.

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... of the Antarctic ice sheet has already begun. Guardian_antarctic_collapse

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Ross Ice Shelf edge in 1997

Map of Antarctica today showing rates of retreat (2010-2016) of the “


Main drill site for the New Zealand 2017 hot water drill camp on the Ross Ice Shelf

Thinning of Arctic ice cover

r/Futurology - Antarctic ice rift close to calving, after growing in 6 days. "When it calves, the Larsen C Ice Shelf will lose more than of its area to ...

A boulder sits atop a blue ice moraine in the West Antarctic. By analyzing rocks

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West Antarctic ice shelf breaking up from the inside out - ScienceBlog.com

What Happens When the Growing Rift in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Finally Breaks? - Atlas Obscura

The permafrost map represents mercury bound to frozen organic matter below the active layer and above a depth of 300 centimeters. Credit: Schuster et al.

Antarctic Ice Sheet Collapses, Nobel Prizes, and the Psychology of Catastrophism

November 2016. IceBridge Finishes Annual Study of Changing Antarctic Ice


Ross Ice Shelf

The paper shows that Antarctica has been warming for the last 50 years, and that it has been warming especially in West Antarctica (see the figure).

Wendell seal mother pops up from the hole in the ice to communicate with her pup

Image of The Week – Ice Flows!



A new, updated map reveals how the Antarctic continent looks under the ice, detailing each mountain range and valley. Beyond its undeniable beauty, ...

Lake Vostok drill. By: Nicolle Rager-Fuller / NSF

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A map of East Antarctica, including Totten Glacier and four other significant glaciers in the region. NASA Earth Observatory/Joshua Stevens

Three major lines of evidence point to the glaciers' eventual demise: the changes in their flow speeds, how much of each glacier floats on seawater, ...

Researchers with the Journal for Geophysical Research collected data from their study of the Amery Ice

Several different types of crevassing are visible in this image including transverse crevasses, as ice

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Figure 2. Tipping points in the Earth system (Lenton et al., 2008) https://www.pik-potsdam.de/services/infodesk/tipping-elements/kippelemente

The sheared area of the northeast side of Scar Inlet Ice Shelf is visible in this photograph, looking south from Cape Disappointment.

New research suggests that warm ocean water may be contributing to ice loss in the western part of the Antarctic, instead of rising air temperatures.

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West Antarctica Ice Sheet Breakup Can Cause Flood In The Ocean's Coastline Globally -- Research : Nature & Environment : Science World Report

We are is still on the S.A. Agulhas II and wrapping up planning for sampling sites. Due to a change in wind pushing the sea ice against the ice shelf, ...

Subsurface iceberg melt key to Greenland fjord freshwater budget | Nature Geoscience



nasajpl Thwaites Glacier is melting rapidly, but not as fast as earlier research predicted.

What happened last time it was as warm as it's going to get later this century? | Ars Technica

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Slide 1 of 41: A tabular iceberg can be seen on the right, floating

The scientists discovered large amounts of iron in the polar ice and theorized that 'foreign

Overview map over the Weddell Sea sector with shelf bathymetry and... | Download Scientific Diagram

Figure 8: Antarctica detailed in 3D. A technique called 'swath processing' takes the data to a new level. Scientists have used CryoSat-2's novel ' ...

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A lonely piece of B-15, still roaming the ocean 13 years after the

Flying through a gap in cloud near Jenny Island on the approach to Rothera research station, on the Antarctic Peninsula, at the end of a data collection ...

The Uncertain Future of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. How might the West Antarctic Ice Sheet be impacted by a warming climate? Eos reports: “…

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An international team of researchers will helicopter onto thePine Island Glacier ice shelf, one of Antarctica's most active, remote andharsh spots, ...

Close up view showing the strain in the ice as it is pulled by changes in

Antarctic ice gain/loss by region. Source: NASA/IMBIE Note the starting date.

Antarctic temperatures

Rock glacier on James Ross Island


Figure 48: Velocity of the Amundsen Sea Embayment sector of West Antarctica derived using ERS-1/2 radar data in winter 1996 with a color coding on a ...

As the glacier's base recedes, the brakes holding the continental ice ease up and the glaciers feeding the ice shelf accelerate, and thus further thin and ...

“A partial radiative perturbation analysis reveals that decreases in low cloud cover are the primary driver of the decrease in SW TOA flux.

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Past water flow beneath Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers, West Antarctica


When a glacier has hundreds of bundles of (icy) joy

A La Nina will cause cooling of both oceans and atmosphere – and what matters is the long term evolution of these wiggles?

From AGU

Scripps News at 2010 AGU Fall Meeting | Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Antarctica's Once-Stable Coast Is Looking Increasingly Screwed | IFLScience



Image of the Week – (Un)boxing the melting under the ice shelves

Today the sea ice conditions were good enough to allow all of our heavy equipment to be offloaded from the S.A. Agulhas II to the ice shelf.

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