Antarctic glacier thinned as rapidly in past

ClimateWire: The Pine Island Glacier, which sits on part of west Antarctica, is the single largest contributor to global sea-level rise. That is because the enormous glacier, which constitutes 10 percent of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is thinning rapidly, allowing more and more of its land-based ice to reach the sea. How fast this rapid thinning goes on, and for how long, will determine how quickly sea levels rise in the future. Now, a group of researchers from the British Antarctic Survey, working with......

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