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Ice core 'dipstick' indicates West Antarctic ice has thinned less than believed
... bay on the Ross Sea that is covered with floating glacier
ice. "Then the whole thing spreads out like oil on water," Waddington said. The West Antarctic Ice Sheet once rested on the bottom of the bay all the way to its "grounding line" at the continental margin in the Ross Sea. However, that ice has retre...
Arctic expedition will investigate alien-like glacier
A scientific expedition to a remote glacier
field in Canada's High Arctic may help researchers...acecraft and remote-control rover equipment on the glacier
in the future. "These are exciting times for planetary exploration in Canada, said Dr. Alain Berins...
Warming oceans threaten Antarctic glaciers
...id: "Our assessment confirms that just one type of glacier
in Antarctica is retreating today ?those that are seated in deep submarine basins and flow directly into the oceans. These glaciers are vulnerable to small changes in ocean temperature, such as those that have occurred over the 20th century, and thos...