Antarctic in ‘dramatic’ ice loss

BBC: Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study. The ice streams were broadly stable up until 2009, since when they have been losing on the order of 56 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean. Warm waters from the deep sea may be driving the changes, the UK-based team says. The details of the satellite research are published in Science Magazine. They include more than 10 years of space......

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