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Ross Ice Shelf Bore in Antarctica Reveals Freezing Ice, Not Melting … – National Geographic


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Ross Ice Shelf Bore in Antarctica Reveals Freezing Ice, Not Melting …
National Geographic
Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level.
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Antarctica Expedition to Explore Mysterious Marine Life Once Hidden by Larsen C Ice Shelf – Newsweek


Newsweek

Antarctica Expedition to Explore Mysterious Marine Life Once Hidden by Larsen C Ice Shelf
Newsweek
Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey are taking off this Wednesday to explore a once-inaccessible marine ecosystem beneath the Larsen C ice shelf—where an iceberg the size of Delaware broke off last summer. The 2,240 square-mile iceberg that
Scientists Set to Explore Mysterious Seafloor Exposed by Antarctica's Giant IcebergGizmodo
Scientists Rush to Explore Underwater World Hidden Below Ice for 120000 YearsLive Science
A New Fabulous Expedition In Antarctica Will Be Conducted By A UK TeamHealth Thoroughfare
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Climate scientists explore hidden ocean beneath Antarctica’s largest ice shelf – Cosmos


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Climate scientists explore hidden ocean beneath Antarctica's largest ice shelf
Cosmos
Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf is the world's largest floating slab of ice: it's about the size of Spain, and nearly a kilometre thick. The ocean beneath, roughly the volume of the North Sea, is one of the most important but least understood parts of the
Watch this Dizzying Descent Into a 300-Meter-Deep Antarctic BoreholeMotherboard

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Sea life beneath Antarctic ice shelf is changing, and warming may be why – Washington Post


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Sea life beneath Antarctic ice shelf is changing, and warming may be why
Washington Post
Climate change may be leading to shifts in the communities of sea life beneath an Antarctic ice shelf, researchers say. Scientists diving beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf have discovered unexpected changes in the seafloor ecosystem, and they think
What lies beneath: Why NZ's slice of Antarctica is at the centre of an …The Press
Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers will determine sea level riseNEWS.com.au
Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf thinning is affecting wildlifePulse Headlines
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Photos: Diving Beneath Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf – Live Science


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Photos: Diving Beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf
Live Science
A team of scientists from Finland and New Zealand have arrived at McMurdo Sound in Antarctica to begin a six-week expedition diving beneath the Ross Ice Shelf. The expedition aims to study how climate change has affected the rare ecosystems on the …

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New satellite images of Iceberg A68 at Antarctica’s Larsen C shelf … – Business Insider


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New satellite images of Iceberg A68 at Antarctica's Larsen C shelf …
Business Insider
A break in Antarctica's cloudy winter gave two satellites a crystal-clear view of the Delaware-size iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf.
Antarctica's newest iceberg may destabilize the entire ice shelf …Inhabitat
More cracks appear in Antarctic ice shelf after huge iceberg broke offYahoo News UK

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More ice is about to break off of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf … – Business Insider


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More ice is about to break off of Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf …
Business Insider
The giant crack that's been racing across Antarctica Larsen C ice shelf finally met its breaking point between July 10 and 12. The result was an iceberg the size …

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Trillion-Ton Larsen C Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctic Ice Shelf

trillion-ton Larsen C Iceberg has broken off

trillion-ton Larsen C Iceberg has broken offThe biggest iceberg in recorded history has broken off of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, sending a trillion tons of ice into shipping lanes. If only somebody could tow this Larsen C iceberg to California, it would go a long way toward solving the Southwest’s water shortages

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Antarctica Is About to Lose an Ice Shelf the Size of Delaware – Pacific Standard


Pacific Standard

Antarctica Is About to Lose an Ice Shelf the Size of Delaware
Pacific Standard
Last month, scientists with the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) released a study that shows how pulses of warm water are surging closer and closer to Antarctica and will soon undermine the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, the second-largest one on the continent.

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Massive crack in Antarctica ice shelf grows 11 miles in only 6 days – USA TODAY


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Massive crack in Antarctica ice shelf grows 11 miles in only 6 days
USA TODAY
A massive crack in an Antarctic ice shelf grew by 11 miles in the past six days as one of the world's biggest icebergs ever is poised to break off. The crack in the Larsen C ice shelf is now about 120 miles long, and only eight miles remain until the
Large ice sheet 'very close' to breaking away from AntarcticaCNN
Delaware-sized iceberg on verge of split from Antarctic shelfTelegraph.co.uk
Larsen C: What will happen when the huge Antarctic ice shelf cracks?ABC Online
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