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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Warming ocean thawing Antarctic glacier

Warming ocean thawing Antarctic glacier
Fairbanks AK (SPX) Sep 25, 2013 - For the first time, researchers completed an extensive exploration of how quickly ice is melting underneath a rapidly changing Antarctic glacier, possibly the biggest source of uncertainty in global sea level projections. Martin Truffer, a physics professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Tim Stanton, an oceanographer with the Naval Postgraduate School, were able to look underne ... more
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