Warm Ocean Currents Cause Majority of Ice Loss from Antarctica

You are subscribed to Earth News for NASA. This information has recently been updated, and is now available.

04/25/2012 12:00 AM EDT

Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarctica, a new study using measurements from NASA’s Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) revealed.

Bookmark and Share

This e-mail update was generated automatically based on your subscriptions. Some updates may belong to more than one category, resulting in duplicate notices.

Leave a Reply