European Scientists ‘Quickly’ Head to Site of Antarctic Ice Shelf Break (page 2)

Scientists are seeking to explore an underwater area previously covered by an Antarctic ice shelf for 120,000 years. Climate change is affecting every corner of the globe and while its challenges are well known, the dramatic changes also open up new opportunities for exploration. The recent breaking away of a trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware from Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf offers scientists a chance to gain a greater understanding of the polar aquatic ecosystem that dwells beneath the ice.[...]

European Scientists ‘Quickly’ Head to Site of Antarctic Ice Shelf Break

NewsThe enormous 5,800-square-kilometer Antarctic ice shelf broke away last July, calving away from the Antarctic Peninsula. Now, a team of European scientists are making final preparations ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Scientists dash to explore Antarctic ecosystem hidden by ice for 120,000 years

Scientists are seeking to explore an underwater area previously covered by an Antarctic ice shelf for 120,000 years. Climate change is affecting every corner of the globe and while its challenges ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Inhabitat

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