Local weather impacts melting of one of Antarctica's fastest-retreating glaciers
Researchers previously pinpointed continental winds as the force pushing warm ocean waters underneath West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, but now they say local weather patterns are to blame.
Local weather plays an important part in the retreat of the ice shelves in West Antarctica, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications.
Fri 17 Feb 17 from Phys.org
Pine Island Glacier has shed another block of ice into Antarctic waters. The loss was tiny compared to the icebergs that broke off in 2014 and 2015, but the event is further evidence of the ...
Thu 16 Feb 17 from Phys.org
Environment It's a matter of weeks before a Delaware-sized iceberg hits the high seas The Delaware-sized Larsen C glacier is set to break off of the Antarctic ice shelf ...
21 hours ago from Popular Science
The massive crack, now wider in parts than the Empire State Building, would create an iceberg with an area roughly the size of Delware or Wales, could leave the entire shelf unstable. ...
21 hours ago from Daily Mail
NASA's satellites witnessed the dramatic breaking of the iceberg.
Mon 20 Feb 17 from ZME Science
Researchers previously pinpointed continental winds as the force pushing warm ocean waters underneath West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, but now they say local weather patterns ...
Fri 17 Feb 17 from Discovery News
'Aftershocks' from a major iceberg break caused Antarctic glacier to shed another.
Fri 17 Feb 17 from SPACE.com
NASA Satellite Spots Mile-Long Iceberg Breaking Off of Antarctic Glacier, Thu 16 Feb 17 from Livescience
Thu 16 Feb 17 from Telegraph.co.uk Science
The 1km long chink calved from the front of the Pine Island Glacier, one of the main glaciers responsible for moving ice from the interior of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to the ocean. ...
Thu 16 Feb 17 from Daily Mail