Buried Antarctic lake could hold vital climate clues

Reuters: An ancient lake hidden deep beneath West Antarctica's Ice Sheet may reveal vital clues about climate change and future sea level rises, and uncover new forms of life, according to a group of UK engineers and scientist. This month a British engineering team will travel to one of the most remote and hostile environments on Earth -- Lake Ellsworth, which is buried under 3 kilometres of ice -- in the first stage of a project costing over 7 million pounds ($10.9 million). The ice sheet covering......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply