A Massive Heat Source Was Just Discovered Under Antarctica, Driving Ice Melt And Volcanism – Forbes

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Nov 082017
 

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A Massive Heat Source Was Just Discovered Under Antarctica, Driving Ice Melt And Volcanism
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Recent discoveries have revealed just how volcanic Antarctica really is, despite being hidden underneath massive ice sheets. However, up until now, there remained significant debate as to what is causing the unusual amount of volcanic activity under an …
Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet: NasaLivemint
NASA Discovers Mantle Plume Almost as Hot as Yellowstone Supervolcano That's Melting Antarctica From BelowNewsweek
There's Something Monstrous Lurking Under AntarcticaIFLScience
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Unusual weather in Antarctica leads to rain and a Texas-sized melt – The Verge

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Jun 152017
 

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Unusual weather in Antarctica leads to rain and a Texas-sized melt
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An area larger than the state of Texas in West Antarctica melted to an unusual degree last year, with pools of the meltwater remaining on the surface for as long as 15 days. That's trouble, since meltwater can accelerate the thawing already occurring
Scientists stunned by Antarctic rainfall and a melt area bigger than TexasWashington Post
Researchers Document Widespread Melting on Antarctica's Huge Ross Ice ShelfYale Environment 360
Scientists report large-scale surface melting event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El NiñoPhys.Org
fox5sandiego.com –InsideClimate News –EurekAlert (press release)
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Antarctica Undergoing Extraordinary Melt – Huffington Post

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Feb 202017
 

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Antarctica Undergoing Extraordinary Melt
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Antarctica Undergoing Extraordinary Melt. 02/20/2017 01:26 am ET. Like a snowball released from the top of the mountain, gaining momentum as it descends, Earth's record-breaking heat is melting Antarctica at a stunning rate. The area of sea ice …

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NYC Stands Against Fracking Waste Used to Melt Ice on Roads

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Aug 182016
 

Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) has been spread over some New York State roads to melt ice in the winter and to control dust in the summer. It has also entered the state’s wastewater treatment facilities and landfills …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

When Antarctica melt, Global sea level would rise 60 metres – Gresham Daily Science – Daily Star Gazette

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Apr 102016
 

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When Antarctica melt, Global sea level would rise 60 metres – Gresham Daily Science
Daily Star Gazette
Based on CO2 levels when Antarctica ice sheet's formed, the researchers report that Antarctica's ice will be “dramatically” more vulnerable to melting once CO2 surpasses 600 parts per million in the atmosphere. Concentrations of the greenhouse gas
A look at melting ice sheets and the threat to sea levelsThe Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

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It’s not just Antarctica — why Greenland could also melt faster than expected – Washington Post

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Apr 052016
 

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It's not just Antarctica — why Greenland could also melt faster than expected
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Last Wednesday, a blockbuster new study in the journal Nature changed our understanding of the forces affecting ice melt in Antarctica and significantly increased expectations of the ice sheet's future contributions to sea-level rise. But the news may
Antarctica, a claim that is likely not true according to NASA's findings – Pompano Beach Daily ScienceDaily Star Gazette
Antarctica alone may lift seas a meter by 2100: studyBusiness Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)
Study warns of potentially catastrophic impacts from Antarctic ice meltWorld Socialist Web Site
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Uh Oh: Antarctica Might Melt Much Faster Than We Thought – Slate Magazine (blog)

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Apr 022016
 

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Uh Oh: Antarctica Might Melt Much Faster Than We Thought
Slate Magazine (blog)
The latest information comes via a breakthrough in simulating the behavior of Antarctica's vast and complex network of glaciers and ice shelves. That's brought a more complete understanding of how warmer air temperatures—projected to surpass those …
The Danger of a Runaway AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Meltdown Could Double Sea Level RiseScientific American
Ice Melt in Antarctica Will Raise Sea Levels Sooner Than We ThoughtNewsweek
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Carbon Storage and Ice Melt: Marine Organisms Combat Climate Change in Antarctica? – Nature World News

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Sep 222015
 

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Carbon Storage and Ice Melt: Marine Organisms Combat Climate Change in Antarctica?
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The researchers also explained that the differing amounts of carbon storage observed throughout regions in Antarctica, is directly related to sea ice melt. These findings are important to understanding the relationship between climate change and ocean
Scientist has found melting ice caps have led to increase in bryozoans who NEWS.com.au
As Sea Ice Melts, Antarctic Seafloor Life FlourishesNewsweek
As polar ice melts, seabed life is working against climate changeAstrobiology Magazine (registration)

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Burning All Of Earth’s Fossil Fuel Reserves At Once Would Melt Antarctica And … – Headlines & Global News

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Sep 152015
 

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Burning All Of Earth's Fossil Fuel Reserves At Once Would Melt Antarctica And
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"Our findings show that if we do not want to melt Antarctica, we can't keep taking fossil fuel carbon out of the ground and just dumping it into the atmosphere as CO2 like we've been doing," said Carnegie's Ken Caldeira. "Most previous studies of
Antarctica Would Thaw If All Fossil Fuels Are BurnedDiscovery News
Antarctica to melt without curbs on fossil fuelsLivemint
East Antarctica not 'sleeping giant'Radio New Zealand
Science Times –Cosmopolitan.com (blog) –Investorplace.com
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Once Solid Peninsula in Antarctica Begins to Melt – Science Times

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May 252015
 

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Once Solid Peninsula in Antarctica Begins to Melt
Science Times
This makes this area the next largest source of sea level increase in Antarctica. "To date, the glaciers added roughly 300 cubic km of water to the ocean," Wouters said. "That's the equivalent of the volume of nearly 350,000 Empire State Buildings
Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica detectedScience Codex
Antarctica Added 300 Trillion Liters of Water to Oceans Since 2009, Courtesy News Every day
Antarctic sheet is thinningTimes of Malta

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