Major Impact on climate due to extension of Amery Ice Shelf, NCPOR study says

News:According to the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR),there would be a 24% increase in the expansion of the Amery Ice Shelf (AIS) boundaries in Antarctica by 2021 from its 2016 positions. Facts: The Amery Ice Shelf(AIS) is one of the largest glacier drainage basins in the world located on the east coast… Continue reading Major Impact on climate due to extension of Amery Ice Shelf, NCPOR study says

Giant cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay

A NASA-led study has discovered a giant cavity growing at the bottom of the Thwaites Glacier. The glacier is located in western Antarctica and flows into Pine Island Bay, a part of the Amundsen Sea. According to NASA, the Thwaites Glacier is currently responsible for approximately 4% of global sea level rise. It holds enough… Continue reading Giant cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay