Ancient ice sheet may have melted later than previously thought

PhysOrg: After one of the snowiest winters in recent history, William Philipps will forego the beach to spend the summer studying glaciers at the world's northernmost university. The University at Buffalo geology graduate student and self-proclaimed "nerd who likes rocks" will travel to the University Centre on Svalbard (UNIS) in Norway to collect data that proves the Svalbard-Barents Sea Ice-Sheet's (SBSIS) time of deglaciation - the point when the ice began to melt - is older than its suggested age of......

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